PETER V. ARCESE, Esq., is a New York attorney and mediator with over twenty years experience concentrating his law practice in estate planning. He designs both simple and sophisticated estate plans to balance tax savings with client values and family harmony. His clients include parents planning for the care of their children; business owners planning for control and succession; creative professionals planning for the management of intellectual property; individuals planning for disability or incapacity; and donors and board members planning to support charitable organizations. He has spoken on legal issues for the American Bar Association, New York City Bar Association, and Nassau County Bar Association, as well as the Association for Conflict Resolution and the Queens Library Foundation. He is an award-winning adjunct assistant professor of the Humanities at New York University and is the current Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee of the American Bar Association's Dispute Resolution Section. Areas of concentration include: wills, trusts & estates; estate planning; wealth transfer taxation (estate, gift & generation skipping taxes); business succession planning; charitable gift planning; estate planning for intellectual property; commercial, estates, elder, and transformative mediation.