Cole Schotz P.C.



Marc R. Berman
New Jersey Office
Court Plaza North, 25 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601
T: 201-525-6270 / C: 201-650-0254 / F: 201-678-6270
Legal Practice Assistant: Tracy Campbell
T: 201-489-3000, ext. 5016


Marc R. Berman’s practice includes all areas of federal and state taxation. He has extensive experience in estate planning and administration, the implementation of qualified retirement plans, partnership taxation and corporate taxation. Before joining Cole Schotz in 1981, Marc worked in the tax section of Coopers & Lybrand.

Marc lectures frequently in the areas of estate and pension planning for the New Jersey Bar Association and civic groups.

Awarded an AV rating for his professionalism and the quality of his legal work from Martindale-Hubbell, publisher of the premier directory of legal professionals, Marc has been selected for inclusion in the 2011 and 2012 editions of the Best Lawyers in America for Trusts and Estates, the New Jersey 2011 and 2015, Five Star Wealth Managers list, published by New Jersey Monthly magazine, and New Jersey Super Lawyers for Estate Planning & Probate. He was also named "lawyer of the year" for Hackensack litigation - trusts and estates in Best Lawyers 2013.  No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.  See Award Methodology.

Marc received his B.A. from Columbia University, his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law- Newark and his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University.


New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1984Rutgers Law School- Newark, J.D., 1980Columbia University, B.A., 1977

Bar & Court Admissions

New Jersey, 1981U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1980Pennsylvania, 1983 (inactive)New York, 2014


Recent Events

New Opportunities: The Impact of the 2010 Tax Legislation on Estate and Gift Planning
Attorney Speaking: Marc R. BermanMarch 3, 2011

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