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Gail Weidman Marcus counsels individuals and families in the areas of estate, gift and succession planning, will and trust preparation, charitable giving, and estate and trust administration. She has extensive experience preparing estate planning documents including wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, and qualified personal residence trusts. Her practice includes developing estate and gift tax minimization strategies, generation-skipping transfer tax planning, insurance planning and philanthropic planning. Gail assists clients with probate and trust administration, including post-mortem tax planning and the preparation of estate tax returns.

Gail is a graduate of Dartmouth College and NYU School of Law



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  • New York University School of Law (J.D., 1988)
  • Dartmouth College (A.B., 1983)

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  • New York