Uniondale, NY, July 2, 2021 –Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. is pleased to announce that Partner David R. Schoenhaar, the chair of the law firm’s Estate Planning and Administration Practice Group, will take on the role of Co-Chair of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Department, working alongside Partner and Co-Chair John G. Farinacci. Schoenhaar will succeed Partner Michael F. Feigenbaum, long time Co-Chair of the Trusts and Estates Department.
“It is with great pleasure that we recognize the outstanding performance of our colleague, David Schoenhaar, who has been a member of the Trusts and Estates Department, one of our firm’s cornerstone departments, for 14 years,” said Adam Silvers, Managing Partner, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek. “I have the utmost confidence that David and his Co-Chair John Farinacci will continue building on the successes that the members of the Firm’s Trusts and Estates Department have generated. “
Mr. Schoenhaar’s areas of concentration consist of estate planning, probate, and trust and estate administration. He has experience in preparing and administering wills and trusts for high net-worth individuals that integrate asset protection, lifetime gifting strategies and business succession planning. Skilled in all areas of trusts and estates law, Mr. Schoenhaar has also advocated successfully for clients in contested accounting matters, discovery proceedings, kinship hearings and other complex disputes between beneficiaries and fiduciaries.
Mr. Schoenhaar is a member of the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association. He actively lectures on estate planning topics for continuing legal education programs and to Bar Associations within New York. Mr. Schoenhaar is a contributor to the LexisNexis Estate and Elder Law Blog, a frequent author of estate planning publications and a co-author with the Hon. C. Raymond Radigan of trusts and estates publications for the New York Law Journal.
Mr. Schoenhaar is also a board member of the Tourette Association of America the premier national non-profit organization that offers resources and referrals to help people and their families, as well as raise awareness and a better understanding of Tourette syndrome.
Ruskin Moscou Faltischek’s Trusts and Estates Department is one of the finest Trusts and Estates Law practices in the New York metropolitan area. Serving to build and preserve the wealth of individuals as well as corporate clients, our trusts and estates attorneys have exceptional capabilities in all aspects of estate planning, business succession planning, estate and trust administration, estate litigation and elder law.
For over 50 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., headquartered in Uniondale, has built a reputation as one of the region’s leading providers of innovative legal services. Its attorneys are practical, experienced advocates who measure their success by their clients’ success. Cornerstone groups in all major practice areas of the law are represented at the firm, including corporate and securities, corporate restructuring & bankruptcy, commercial lending, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment, not-for-profit, cybersecurity and data privacy, energy, and trusts and estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.