Lance T. Eisenberg

Lance T. Eisenberg: Attorney with Berkowitz, Lichtstein, Kuritsky, Giasullo & Gross, LLC


Lance T. Eisenberg is a member of the firm's Private Client Group.

Estate Planning and Estate and Trust Administration.

Lance assists clients with the development of estate plans that meet both their personal and tax-planning goals. He has experience drafting various estate planning instruments, including wills, various trusts, durable powers of attorney, and advance directives for health care. Lance also represents beneficiaries and fiduciaries with respect to the administration of trusts and estates, accounting actions and other probate matters in the courts of both New Jersey and New York.

Nonprofit Organization Tax Experience.

Lance advises nonprofit organizations, including private foundations, public charities and supporting organizations, regarding corporate governance and activity issues. He has experience forming tax-exempt organizations and completing Section 501(c)(3) exemption applications.

Other Tax Experience.

Lance also has experience counseling business clients on the application of federal and state tax law to various transactions. In addition, he works closely with members of the firm's Corporate Restructuring Practice Group on tax issues affecting creditors and debtors in bankruptcy.

NFLPA Registered Player Financial Advisor. Lance is one of the few estate planning attorneys in the country who is a Registered Player Financial Advisor with the National Football League Player's Association.

Professional Memberships.

Lance is a member of the American Bar Association (Entertainment and Sports Law Section; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section; and Taxation Section); the New Jersey State Bar Association (Elder and Disability Law Section; Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section; Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section; and Tax Law Section); and the Estate Planning Council of Northern New Jersey.

Prior Experience.

Upon graduation from law school, Lance clerked for the Hon. Melvin S. Whitken, Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Union County, during the 1999-2000 term, and for the Hon. Rosemary Gambardella, Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey, during the 2000-2001 term. Lance then practiced law at Lowenstein Sandler PC in Roseland, New Jersey for five years before joining Drinker Biddle.

Published Opinions:

• In re HQ Global Holdings, Inc., 282 B.R. 169 (Bankr. D. Del. 2002).

• In re Adelphia Business Solutions, Inc., 280 B.R. 63 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2002).


11/1/2010, Financial Advisor, IDGTs for the Soul

7/22/2009, Private Client Alert, New Jersey Adopts the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act

3/26/2009, Private Client Group Alert, Estate Planning Update

3/26/2009, Private Client Group Alert, Estate And Gift Tax Planning Opportunities in the Current Economic Climate

9/11/2006, New Jersey Law Journal,More Than Just Federal Estate Tax: The Importance of Basic Estate Planning in Light of the Current Federal Climate

4/21/2006, NJICLE/NJSBA Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, Tax Issues in Bankruptcy

3/12/2004, NJICLE/NJSBA Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, Ethical Issues Facing the Debtor's Lawyer in Light of Recent Litigation and Decisions

11/1/2003, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Courts Limit Use of Transfer and Recording Tax Exemption to Post-Confirmation Transactions

Speaking Engagements

10/11/2012, NJSBA Mid-Year Meeting, Estate Planning for 2012 and Beyond

07/27/2012, Seizing Estate Planning Opportunities in 2012

11/13/2011, Where There's a Will, The Heirs Will Not Pay

3/24/2011, Exit and Estate Planning Seminar

02/10/2011, Private Client Group CLE Roundtable, Federal Estate and Gift Tax Changes Under the Tax Relief Act of 2010

10/27/2010, New Strategies for CPAs in Financing and Estate Planning, Basic Estate Planning Strategies

6/22/2010, Cover Your Assets - Planning for Death, Incapacity, and Creditors

05/12/2010, Physician Asset Protection Seminar, The Keys to Estate Tax Planning

4/12/2010, Financial and Estate Planning for Athletes and Entertainers in Turbulent Times

10/21/2009, Sales to Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts

6/8/2009, Cover Your Assets - Planning for Death, Incapacity, and Creditors

11/25/2008, Private Client Group CLE Roundtable, Estate Planning 101

11/6/2008, Estate and Retirement Planning for New Jersey Attorneys

4/21/2006, Tax Issues in Bankruptcy

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Private Client Group
  • Fiduciaries and Fiduciary Litigation
  • Tax-Exempt Entities
  • Trusts and Estate
  • Tax

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
973-325-7800  Phone
973-325-7930  Fax
University Attended:
Rutgers University, B.A., with honors, 1996
Law School Attended:
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1999; New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 2004
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1999, New Jersey; 2000, New York
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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Roseland, New Jersey

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