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About me

Community service is important to me and to my firm.


I serve on a number of not-for-profit boards: (i) Queens Chamber of Commerce (executive committee), (ii) Long Island City Business Development Corporation, (iii) Queens Economic Development Corporation, (iv) Queens Theatre in the Park, (iv) Queens College Business Forum.


I also serve as pro bono counsel to a number of charities.


Languages spoken: Greek

Practice areas


  1. Tax: 75%
    29 years
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
    29 years
  3. Business: 5%
    29 years

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Contact info

Farrell Fritz, P. C.

1320 RXR Plaza.
Uniondale, NY, 11556

370 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY

100 Motor Pkwy
Hauppauge, NY

Farrell Fritz, P. C.

50 Station Road
Building #1
Water Mill, NY, 11976



NYCurrently registered 198807/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal EaglesLong Island Pulse Magazine2013
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2013
Cornerstone Award for Pro BonoLawyers Alliance for New York2011
Business Person of the YearQueens Chamber of Commerce2010
Who's Who in Tax LawLong Island Business News2008
Who's Who in Tax LawLIBN2006
Outstanding Pro Bono AttorneyTouro Law Center2006
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFarrell Fritz, PC1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Queens County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
National Eagle Scout AssociationN/AN/A
Suffolk County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
T.C. Memo 2012-173Taxpayer victory
PLR 201115003Granted by IRS
PLR 200351033Granted by IRS
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Publication nameTitleDate
Client AdvisoryObama's 2014 Budget Estate And Gift Tax Proposals: How Might They Impact Your Estate Plan?2013
Client AdvisoryIRS Eases Qualifications For Employers To Reclassify Independent Workers As Employee2013
Client AdvisoryIRS Eases Qualifications For Employers To Reclassify Independent Workers As Employees2013
Tax Law for the Closely-Held BusinessMake Sure to Have Some SCIN In the Game2013
Queensborough MagazineForeign Accounts: Now is the Time to Disclose2013
The Suffolk LawyerConservation Easements2013
The Suffolk LawyerS Corporation Asset Sales in 20132013
Queensborough MagazineRescinding A Transaction2013
Blog: Tax Law for the Closely Held BusinessEquity Compensation in a Partnership2013
Blog: Tax Law for the Closely Held BusinessThe 2013 Rate Increases and Deferred Compensation2013
Blog: Tax Law for the Closely Held BusinessSale of Business Meets Investment Surtax2013
Blog: Tax Law for the Closely Held BusinessGoodwill: Personal or Corporate Asset2013
The Suffolk LawyerSplitting Up the Family Corporation2013
The Suffolk Lawyer"Wandry-ing" About Defined Value Clauses2013
Client AdvisoryDeferred Compensation Under The American Jobs Creation Act Of 20042004
The Suffolk LawyerMellinger & The Marital Deduction2002
Matthew Bender publicationImpact of the Revenue Reconcilitaion Act of 1993 on Real Estate1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1993
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Columbia CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa)1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Suffolk Academy of Law CLEPlanning With, and Distributions From, Family Limited Partnerships2013
CPE Program2012 Year-End Tax Update2013
CLEAbandoning New York Domicile2013
Jefferson Society Conf.Planning for Charitable Gifts2012
CPE Program2011 Year-end Tax Update2012
CPE Program2010 Tax Act2011
CPE ProgramHandling Tax Controversies2005
CPE ProgramFamily Limited Partnerships2005
CPE ProgramPrivate Foundations2005
Not-for-Profit BoardsSelf Dealing, Excess Benefit Transactions in Charitable Organizations2004
CPE ProgramDistributions from Family Partnerships2004
CLE ProgramTax Aspects of Buying and Selling a Business2003
CLE ProgramTax Considerations in Mergers & Acquisitions2002
CLE ProgramTax Considerations in Mergers & Acquisitions2002
CPE ProgramTax Considerations in Buying & Sellling a Business2000
CLE ProgramCharitable Contributions of Artwork2000