Steven D. Leipzig is a member of the Tax, Trusts and Estates Department. Steven counsels individuals, families and business owners in all phases of tax and estate planning, trust and estate administration, corporate matters and business succession planning.
Steven is a frequent lecturer and author in the tax and estate planning areas. He lectures to many professional groups including the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, and his articles have appeared in the Journal of Taxation, the New Jersey Law Journal and the New York Law Journal.
Awarded an AV rating for his professionalism and the quality of his legal work for Martindale-Hubbell, the premier directory of legal professionals, Steven has been selected by his peers for inclusion in 2014 and 2015 in Best Lawyers, New Jersey Super Lawyers and Top Lawyers in Bergen County. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. See Award Methodology.
Steven received his B.A. from Queens College (CUNY), his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his LL.M in Taxation from New York University School of Law.
EducationNew York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 1985University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., with honors, 1979; Member, Law ReviewQueens College, B.A., 1975
Bar & Court AdmissionsNew Jersey, 1985Wisconsin, 1979New York, 1980U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1985
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As published in: My Central Jersey December 7, 2018
As published in: Bloomberg Big Law Business December 6, 2018
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As published in: Best Lawyers August 18, 2014
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New York Law Journal January 30, 2012Steven D. Leipzig and Lori I. Wolf
New Jersey Law Journal December 20, 2010Mary W. Browning and Steven D. Leipzig
Simple Goals in a Complex World
The Hedge Fund Law Report March 18, 2010Steven D. Leipzig, Steven M. Saraisky and Lori I. Wolf
Disparity Between Federal and New Jersey Estate Tax Exemptions Heightens Importance of Tax Planning for New Jersey Residents
New Jersey Law Journal August 17, 2009Steven D. Leipzig and Tishya M. Signorelli
New Jersey Law Journal July 14, 2008Mary W. Browning and Steven D. Leipzig
New Jersey Law Journal February 11, 2008Steven D. Leipzig and Lori I. Wolf
New Jersey Law Journal Wills must be properly drafted to account for the new deduction for state death taxes November 14, 2005Steven D. Leipzig and Gary A. Phillips