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Richard Albert Luthmann

About me

Richard A. Luthmann, the Founder of The Luthmann Law Firm PLLC, is admitted to practice law in the State and Federal Courts in New York and New Jersey and before the United States Tax Court.


Mr. Luthmann fights for his clients, protecting their businesses, their assets and their families from a slew of legal troubles.


Mr. Luthmann recently gained international fame as the "GAME OF THRONES" Lawyer who challenegd his adversary to a judicially sanctioned duel, noting that such relief may still be constitutionally available.


Mr. Luthmann is also past Vice President of the world-famous Old Blue Rugby Football Club and Counsel to the USA Rugby League.



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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 30%
    13 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Tax: 25%
    13 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Business: 15%
    13 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Credit Repair: 10%
    13 years, 1 thousand cases
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Hourly ($425/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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Contact info

The Luthmann Law Firm, PLLC

1811 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY, 10314

Luthmann & Jones

New Jersey Office
30 Wood Avenue South, Suite 600
Iselin, NJ, 08830



NYCurrently registered 200607/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top LawyersNew Jersey Monthly2014
Top Attorney Rising StarNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2013
20 Under 40 Leadership AwardStaten Island Economic Development Corporation2012
2010 Tax Lawyer of the YearThe Lion's Head2010
2009 Young Lawyer of the YearThe Lion's Head2009
Miami Beach, FLAttendance at the Heckerling Insitute For Estate Planning2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
FounderThe Luthmann Law Firm2008 - Present
Of CounselMenicucci, Villa & Associates2011 - 2013
Senior AssociateBorteck, Sanders & Torzewski, LLP2010 - 2010
General CounselBonfire Productions, Inc.2007 - 2009
General CounselIntervision Network Corporation2007 - 2009
General CounselAtlantis Techonology Group2007 - 2007
External CounselThe Cotswold Group2006 - 2007
External CounselAnsbacher (Bahamas) Limited2005 - 2007
Trust OfficerThe Coral Gables Trust Company2004 - 2005
Law ClerkSak & Rampulla, LLP1999 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Richmond County Kiwanis ClubBoard Member2013 - Present
Giving Hope NetworkBoard Member and Pro-Bono General Counsel2012 - Present
NYC Arts CypherVice Chair and Pro-Bono Counsel2011 - Present
USA Rugby LeagueBoard Member and Pro-Bono General Counsel2011 - Present
Staten Island Hispanic Chamber of CommercePro-Bono Counsel2011 - Present
Richmond County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
New Jersey Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
The Old Blue Rugby Football ClubMember / Past Vice President2001 - Present
The Columbia ClubMember2001 - Present
Staten Island Economic Development CorporationVice Chair - 40 Under 40 Leadership Group2012 - 2013
SIEDC 40 Under 40 Leadership GroupSecretary2010 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Fall v. LuthmannCase entertained by New York State Court of Appeals
"J" Family Estate PlanCreated Potential Tax Savings of over $8 million
"JD" Offshore PlanningOffshore Solution For International Businessman
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Publication nameTitleDate
ReutersQuoted in "New IRS rules demand more info on foreign holdings"2012
NJICLE Seminar of Estate PlanningEstate Taxes in New Jersey 2010: Back to the Future? (with Robert D. Borteck)2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawEstate PlanningLL.M - Master of Laws2005
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Columbia UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Income Tax Section CLECredit Shelter Trusts in the Age of Portability2013
Real Estate with Raj RajpalEstate Planning2012
CLE at Wagner College2012 Income Tax Update2012
CLEIncome and Estate Taxes for 2012 and 20132012
Richmond County Bar Association CLEIncome Taxation of Non-Resident Aliens; New FACTA Provisions and Regulations2011
Richmond County Bar Association2011 - Income Tax Update - March 16, 20112011
Broker - Agent Roundtable2011 Tax Update2011
RCBA Tax Committee2010 - Tax and Estate Planning Update2010
Estate Planning in New Jersey 2010Estate Planning During the Repeal of the Federal Estate Tax2010
Estate Planning and Elder Law for RealtorsEstate Planning and Elder Law for Realtors2010