Archer is pleased to welcome Meredith M. Mazzola as a partner in its Estates & Trusts Group. Meredith resides in the firm’s Hackensack and New York offices, working with clients throughout the New York and New Jersey metropolitan area.
“We are thrilled to welcome Meredith to Archer,” said Tara Zane, Co-Chair of Archer’s Trusts & Estates Group. “Meredith has a stellar reputation as a valued advisor to her clients. Her deep experience, not only in trusts and estates law, but also tax law, will complement our thriving Estates & Trusts Group.”
Meredith, who has 15 years of experience in estates and trusts, focuses on estate and tax planning, estate and trust administration, and international tax matters. In all areas of her practice, Meredith represents and advises high-net-worth individuals, closely held businesses, individual and corporate fiduciaries, and nonprofit and charitable entities. Meredith handles lifetime and end-of-life planning, as well as lifetime giving, business succession, and charitable planning matters. She provides counsel regarding estate and income tax saving techniques, and handles all aspects of tax controversy, including dealing with IRS examinations and appeals. Meredith also represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries in probate matters of all types.
Meredith joins Archer from Gibney, Anthony & Flaherty in New York, where she was the head of the Private Client Group. Meredith received her J.D. from California Western School of Law, her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University, and her B.S. from The State University of New York at Buffalo.
Archer’s Estates and Trusts Group has provided estate, business continuity, charitable giving and elder care planning, estate and trust administration and litigation services, as well as tax services to individuals, professionals and institutions for over 90 years. The Group’s attorneys concentrate on providing quality and personalized services to clients and, when appropriate, in conjunction and consultation with our clients’ advisors, including accountants, financial planners, investment advisors, custodians and trustees.
Founded in 1928, Archer is a full-service law firm serving Fortune 100 clients, small to medium-sized businesses and individuals. The firm provides litigation and transactional services in nearly every area of law, including business counseling, labor & employment, real estate, health care, intellectual property, family and matrimonial, personal injury, public finance, tax, trusts and estates, bankruptcy, land use and environmental law. With 175 attorneys, Archer has eight offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, including Haddonfield, Hackensack, Princeton and Red Bank, NJ; Philadelphia and Harrisburg, PA; Wilmington, DE; and New York, NY.