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G. William Haas

Partner & Chair, Individual Client Services
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Tel: 212.735.8645
Fax: 917.522.3145
Email: bhaas@morrisoncohen.com

Bill chairs the Firm’s Individual Client Services Department and has extensive experience in tax planning to minimize the impact of estate and gift taxes on families, and in the administration of complex estates.  A frequent lecturer on estate planning and administration, he has published articles on estate-related topics in publications of the New York State Bar Association, in the Law Review of New York Law School, and in other professional journals.
 

Professional Activities

Professional/Committees

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”), Member
Legislation/Trusts and Estates Section, New York State Bar Association, Member
Continuing Legal Education/Trusts and Estates Section, New York State Bar Association, Member
Estate Litigation/Trust and Estates Section, New York State Bar Association, Member
Trusts, Estates and Surrogates’ Court, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Former Member

Charitable

Bertha & Isaac Liberman Foundation, Director
William Brown Foundation, Director
Berkeley Divinity School at Yale University, Trustee
Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, Former Trustee
Diocesan Investment Trust - Episcopal Diocese of New York, Former Trustee
Metropolitan Opera Club, New York, Former President, Director and Treasurer

Recognition

Martindale-Hubbell® – AV Rated
Chambers HNW – Leading Practitioner for Private Wealth Law in New York
New York Metro Super Lawyers – Estate Planning & Probate, 2018
Servant of Justice Award