Jay M. Eisenberg

Jay M. Eisenberg: Attorney with Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A. AV stamp icon
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Biography

Jay Eisenberg provides his clients with much more than sound trust and estate planning services. His 25+ years of advising clients have given him a great understanding of family dynamics, enabling him to offer a personalized, unique assessment based upon each family’s specific needs. Jay is able to anticipate potential issues and friction points among heirs and identify solutions before problems arise. Applying his vast experience to ever-changing tax and retirement laws, he collaboratively crafts plans which provide his clients with peace of mind.

With his legal focus exclusively on planning for the future, Jay excels in the area of sophisticated trust and estate planning, using proven techniques to minimize estate and gift taxes and assist with transitioning wealth to the next generation. He has significant experience in the use of charitable entities to minimize income and estate taxes.

In the corporate arena, Jay has extensive experience in business succession planning and asset protection. He works with clients to develop and implement an effective plan to transition ownership to partners, family members or key employees.

At Shulman Rogers, Jay leads the Firm’s Trusts and Estates Department. In the legal community, he chairs the Estates and Trusts section of the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland and serves on the Section Council of the Maryland State Bar Association’s Trusts and Estates Section. Through the years, Jay has chaired the Planned Giving Committee of the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, and served on the Board of Directors of Montgomery Hospice and the American Red Cross - National Capital Chapter.

Jay is a fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, a national organization that elects lawyers to membership who demonstrate the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors. ACTEC has a limited membership of 2,600 lawyers nationwide, with less than 50 Maryland attorneys receiving this recognition.

Recognized by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the top 1% of estate planning attorneys in the MD/DC/VA area, Jay lectures extensively on estate and trust planning issues for the World Bank, the American Red Cross, Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, Suburban Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Sun Trust Bank, Merrill Lynch and other select institutions. He has also published various articles on estate planning issues, including Revocable Trust or Will - A Streamlined Choice.

Recognition

•The Best Lawyers in America
Washingtonian Magazine, Top Trust and Estates Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018
•Maryland Super Lawyers, 2007-2019
•Distinguished Member of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Publications

•Revocable Trust or Will - A Streamlined Choice

News & Events

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

•Lecturer, Estate and Trust Planning Issues, American Red Cross, Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, Suburban Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Sun Trust Bank, Merrill Lynch, and Other Select Institutions

News & Events

News Press Releases

Thirteen Shulman Rogers attorneys named to 2019 Maryland Super Lawyers list

December 11, 2018

POTOMAC, Md., December 11, 2018 - Thirteen Shulman Rogers attorneys have been named to the 2019 Maryland Super Lawyers and [...]

News Press Releases

Estates and Trusts’ Jay Eisenberg named to Bethesda Magazine’s Top Estate Lawyers List

September 18, 2018

POTOMAC, Md., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Bethesda Magazine has recognized Jay Eisenberg as one of the Metropolitan Washington area’s best Trust & Estate Lawyers. Mr. Eisenberg [...]

News Press Releases

Best Lawyers in America recognizes 10 Shulman Rogers attorneys for 2019

September 5, 2018

POTOMAC, Md., Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Ten Shulman Rogers attorneys have been named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America list. Recognized attorneys and their respective [...]

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Jay Eisenberg named to Bethesda Magazine’s Top Estate Lawyers

June 25, 2018

Shulman Rogers is proud to announce that Bethesda Magazine has listed Jay Eisenberg to the magazine’s Top Estate Lawyers list. In a [...]

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Three Shulman Rogers Attorneys Named to Washingtonian Magazine’s 2017 Top Lawyers Listing

December 8, 2017

Shulman Rogers is proud to announce that the Washingtonian Magazine has listed three of the firm’s attorneys to the 2017 [...]

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Best Lawyers in America recognizes 9 Shulman Rogers attorneys for 2018

October 13, 2017

Nine Shulman Rogers attorneys have been named to the 2018 Best Lawyers in America list. Recognized attorneys and their respective practice areas [...]

News Press Releases

Shulman Rogers attorneys honored by inclusion on 2017 Best Lawyers listing

August 15, 2016

POTOMAC, Md., Aug. 15, 2016 - Shulman Rogers is pleased to announce the following attorneys were named to the 2017 Best [...]

News Press Releases

Shulman Rogers attorneys honored by inclusion on 2016 Maryland and Washington DC Super Lawyers listings

December 10, 2015

POTOMAC, Md., December 10, 2015 - Shulman Rogers is pleased to announce the following attorneys were named to the 2016 [...]

News Press Releases

Shulman Rogers attorneys honored by inclusion on 2015 Washingtonian Top Lawyers listing

December 4, 2015

POTOMAC, Md., Dec.1, 2015 - Shulman Rogers is pleased to announce the following attorneys were named to the 2015 Washingtonian [...]

News Press Releases

Shulman Rogers attorneys honored by inclusion on 2016 Best Lawyers listing

August 18, 2015

POTOMAC, Md., Aug. 18, 2015 - Shulman Rogers is pleased to announce the following attorneys were named to the 2016 [...]

News Press Releases

Shulman Rogers attorneys honored by inclusion on 2015 Best Lawyers listing

May 11, 2015

POTOMAC, Md., May 11, 2015 - Shulman Rogers is pleased to announce the following attorneys were named to the 2015 [...]

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Shulman Rogers Attorneys Honored by Inclusion on 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers Listing

December 18, 2014

Shulman Rogers is pleased to announce the following attorneys were named to the 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers listing: Jay M. [...]

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Jay Eisenberg quoted in Bethesda Magazine

May 24, 2011

Also at Potomac, MD and Washington, DC office

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Estates, Trusts and Probate
  • Tax Law
  • Charitable and Exempt Organizations

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(301) 230-5223  Phone
(301) 230-2891  Fax
www.shulmanrogers.com
University Attended:
University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, B.A., 1987
Law School Attended:
George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, J.D., 1990; Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, LL.M. in Taxation, with Distinction, 2000
Year of First Admission:
1990
Admission:
1990, Maryland; 1992, Virginia; 1992, District of Columbia
Memberships:

Professional & Community Affiliations

•Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD, Estates and Trusts Section, Chair
•Suburban Hospital Planned Giving Committee, Member
•Montgomery Hospice, Past Member, Board of Directors
•American Red Cross National Capital Chapter, Past Board Member
•Hebrew Home of Greater Washington Steering Committee, Past Member
•Maryland State Bar Association, Estate and Trusts Section, Member
•Alpha Epsilon Pi

Birth Information:
Brooklyn, New York, June 2, 1965
ISLN:
907633967

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0
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