Joseph Mark Donohue

Joseph Mark Donohue: Attorney with Donohue, O'Connell & Riley PLLC


Founder - Donohue, O'Connell & Riley PLLC

Member of the New York State Bar Association & New Hampshire State Bar Association

Joseph Donohue graduated summa cum laude from Boston University with a Bachelor's degree in English Literature and Art History and a minor in French. He was elected as a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated with distinction. He then went on to study for three years at Oxford University, where he graduated with a Masters of Philosophy in English Literature. He went on to pursue his legal studies at Boston College Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctor with honors and served as executive editor of the BC Law Review.

Joe began his legal career in the New York and Paris offices of Leboeuf, Lamb, Greene and MacRae, LLP. As an associate in this international law firm with over 20 offices around the world, he was able to utilize his fluent French and German to assist domestic and foreign clients in an array of planning and transactions.

In 2008, Joe established his own practice in Warwick, NY. Since that time, he has advised hundreds of clients on how to structure their personal affairs and businesses in such fashion as to minimize taxes, reduce their exposure to unforeseen liabilities and ensure the smooth transition of wealth between generations. His current practice is multijurisdictional in nature, and he regularly advises clients with interests across the United States as well as abroad.

Joe has significant firsthand experience as a real estate investor in residential and commercial buildings which draws upon to advise his clients. He worked on projects for Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, which developed the 9/11 memorial site at the new World Trade Center. He has extensive experience working with both High Net Worth individuals and the charitable organizations they support, along with privately held and publically traded corporations.

Areas of Practice (12)

  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law / Medicaid
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Income and Estate Tax Planning
  • Business Succession & Complex Estate Planning
  • Charitable Legacy Planning
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • International Estate and Tax Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
845-735-5050  Phone
University Attended:
Boston University, B.A., English Literature and Art History; Oxford University, M.P., English Literature
Law School Attended:
Boston College Law School, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
2005, New York
Member of the New York State Bar Association and the New Hampshire Bar Association

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Pearl River, New York

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