Attorney Profile:

Nora E. Pomerantz

Nora E. Pomerantz: Attorney with Duane Morris LLP


Nora E. Pomerantz regularly advises clients in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, charitable giving and closely held business matters. She has extensive experience in sophisticated estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning and has worked with non-U.S. citizens to create effective estate plans under applicable international and U.S. tax laws. Ms. Pomerantz represents individuals, corporate fiduciaries and nonprofit organizations in a wide range of personal, tax and administrative matters, including advising charitable organizations in connection with their deferred giving programs. Ms. Pomerantz also has substantial Orphans' Court experience, having represented fiduciaries before the court in various matters, such as estate and trust accountings, will interpretation questions, and beneficiary disputes.

Ms. Pomerantz is a member of BNA Tax Management's Advisory Board on Estates, Gifts and Trusts and is a past contributing editor of BNA Tax Management's Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal. She is also a former member of the Executive Committee of the Probate & Trust Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Before attending law school, Ms. Pomerantz worked in publishing in New York and Philadelphia at Psychology Today and The American Lawyer, among other publications.

Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Ms. Pomerantz is a 1989 summa cum laude graduate of Temple University School of Law, where she was first in her class, articles editor of the Temple Law Review and winner of the I. Herman Stern Moot Court Competition. She is a cum laude graduate of Kenyon College.


•Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 2005-present
•Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
- Partner, 1998-2005
- Associate, 1989-1998

Honors and Awards

•Named as one of Philadelphia's 2014 Top Rated Lawyers by Martindale-Hubble
•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Wealth Planning
  • Estate and Trust Planning and Administration

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
215 979 1929  Phone
215 689 3793  Fax
University Attended:
Kenyon College, B.A., cum laude, 1976
Law School Attended:
Temple University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1989
Year of First admission:
1990, Pennsylvania and New Jersey; U.S. Tax Court

Professional Activities

•American Bar Association
- Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
•Philadelphia Bar Association
- Probate and Trust Law Section
-- Former Member, Executive Committee
- Tax Section
•BNA Tax Management
- Estates, Gifts and Trust Advisory Board
•BNA Tax Management's Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal
- Past Contributing Editor

Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., 1954

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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