Jerry is widely recognized as a formidable fiduciary litigator who enjoys unraveling complicated estate-related matters, including
- Contests over wills and trusts
- Disputes among executors, trustees and beneficiaries
- Thorny estate planning issues
- Disputes involving accountings and closely held businesses
For more than 40 years, Jerry has set his clients’ minds at ease with his humanistic hands-on, approach to their estate-related concerns. He is sensitive to clients’ needs, goals and pocketbooks when constructing strategies to solve their problems.
Jerry’s clients appreciate his relentless pursuit of their goals and his deep knowledge and experience representing clients before the New York Surrogate’s Courts. This, combined with his uncanny ability to “read” opposing clients and counsel lead to unusual opportunities to achieve his clients’ goals while minimizing their risks.
Jerry is a peer-elected Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, where he is an active member of committees on fiduciary litigation, business planning and asset protection. He was a founding partner of Mazur Carp & Rubin and chair of the firm’s Trusts and Estates practice. In July 2013, Mazur Carp & Rubin combined with Schiff Hardin.