Cooper Levenson partner Joseph C. Mahon was named to the 2023 New York Super Lawyers list, a designation awarded to just 5 percent of the lawyers in the state and published by a division of Thomson Reuters.
“We applaud the hard work and skill that helped earn Joe this designation,” said Kenneth J. Calemmo, Jr., chief operating officer, Cooper Levenson.
Mr. Mahon is a partner in the Estate Planning and Administration Group and provides legal services covering Estate Planning & Probate, Estate & Trust Litigation and Tax: Consumer and Tax: Business.
For more than 25 years, he has advised clients on Estate Planning, Estate, Gift and Income Tax Planning, Generation Skipping Transfer Tax Planning, State Death Taxes, Family Office Services, Family Governance, Liquidity Events, Business Succession, Insurance, Lifetime Gifts, including Valuation Discounts, Grantor Trusts, Dynasty Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, Intra-Family Loans, Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts, Private Annuities, Qualified Personal Residence Trusts, Crummey Trusts, Trust Terminations, Trustee Succession, Trust Protectors, Pre-Nuptial Agreements, Powers of Attorney, and Health Care Proxies.
He also guides clients through trust and estate litigation and dispute resolution, including contested guardianships and other issues unique to non-U.S. persons and assets.
Mr. Mahon graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. He earned his Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law – Camden and his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is described on their website as: a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit SuperLawyers.com.
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