Three Partners at Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin and Lever Designated New York Metro Super Lawyers - Again

Robert G. Kurzman, Jessica Galligan Goldsmith, and Susan Slater-Jansen Are Recognized for Outstanding Work in Estate Planning and Other Areas of the Law -- These White Plains Super Lawyers Equal Manhattan’s Best
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Sept. 21, 2011 - PRLog -- Want a New York Metro Super Lawyer to plan your estate? You’ll find three of them in just one firm – and you won’t have to leave Westchester. Robert G. Kurzman, Jessica Galligan Goldsmith, and Susan Slater-Jansen of Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP, have once again been selected as New York Metro Super Lawyers. The three partners have been named to the 2011 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers, a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas, who have attained the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in the New York Metropolitan area. Each year, only five per cent of lawyers in New York State receive this honor.

“Super Lawyers are selected, in part, based on peer recognition. For years, the legal community has respected our ability to handle the most complex trusts and estates issues, and the sophisticated solutions we craft on behalf of our corporate and individual clients” said Joel S. Lever, a founding partner of the firm which is based in White Plains. “We represent clients throughout the New York Metropolitan area and Connecticut, as well as clients across the country and throughout the world.”

About Robert Kurzman
This is the fifth year in a row that Mr. Kurzman has been named as a Super Lawyer in the field of estate planning, estate administration and estate litigation. A founding partner of Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever and a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney, Mr. Kurzman has represented clients in a number of highly publicized cases, and argued cases in the appellate courts as well as before the United States Supreme Court. A former adjunct professor of law at New York University who also served on the Advisory Board of the Southern Methodist University Law School Estate Planning Institute, he has lectured extensively at leading universities and professional symposiums throughout the United States. In practice for more than 45 years, Mr. Kurzman is a Fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel. Mr. Kurzman received both a B.A. and J.D. from Cornell University as well as a B.A. from Hofstra University. He is a resident of Scardale, N.Y.

About Jessica Galligan Goldsmith
Ms. Goldsmith was first named a Super Lawyer in 2009 and also was named as both a Super Lawyer and one of the top 25 attorneys in Westchester in 2010.   AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Ms. Goldsmith advises clients in the areas of estate and gift planning, charitable planning, estate administration and planning for closely held businesses.  Ms. Goldsmith also advises clients in related personal client services.  Throughout her 25-year career, Ms. Goldsmith has employed sophisticated estate and gift tax planning techniques, and has developed creative solutions to meet each client's personal and financial objectives. A member of the exclusive Estate Planning Council of Westchester County Inc., Ms. Goldsmith is admitted to the Bar in both New York and Connecticut.  She obtained her J.D. at Harvard University and her B.A., cum laude, at Bryn Mawr College. Ms. Goldsmith lives in Armonk, N.Y.

About Susan Slater-Jansen
Ms. Slater-Jansen is a nationally known expert in trusts and estates law who previously was named a Super Lawyer in 2006, 2009, and 2010.  She is respected for her knowledge of pension law, and has been recognized for her work in the fields of estate planning, probate and family law. Ms. Slater-Jansen is AV rated in Martindale-Hubbell, is a Fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel, a member of the Estate Planning Council of Westchester County, the New York State Bar Association, the Westchester Bar Association and the Westchester Women’s Bar Association. She works closely with a broad spectrum of individuals and families with modest to very substantial wealth, and is a frequent writer and lecturer on estate planning and administration issues. Ms. Slater-Jansen was educated in a Law Clerkship Pursuant to Section 520.50 of the Rules of the Court of Appeals of the State of New York for admission of Attorneys and Counselors-at-Law. She received a B.A., magna cum laude, from Queens College of the City University of New York. Ms. Slater-Jansen is a resident of Somers, N.Y.

About Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP
Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP was founded in 1985 with the idea of providing superior, sophisticated and cost-effective legal services to a broad range of individuals and corporate clients. The firm’s size and multi-discipline expertise allows its lawyers to handle complex legal matters and provide a full range of legal services in various practice areas, including corporate, litigation, real estate, tax and trust and estates. The firm’s attorneys have impressive backgrounds and an extraordinary commitment to client service. For more information, visit

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