Thomas H. Sullivan, AEP
East Hanover, New Jersey
(973) 509-7500 (Ext. 2231)
A graduate of Georgetown University and Seton Hall University School of Law, Mr. Sullivan was admitted to the practice of law in New Jersey in 1970 and in New York in 1988. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Sullivan holds the Accredited Estate Planner designation of the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils.
He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and of its Real Property, Probate and Trust Committee and also a member of the New York State Bar Association and of its Trusts and Estates Committee. He is a member of the New York City Estate Planning Council and the Estate Planning Council of Northern New Jersey. He has frequently attended the University of Miami School of Law’s annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning and numerous other annual conferences on trust and estate planning and administration topics. He is a member of the Archdiocese of Newark Professional Planned Giving Advisory Committee.
Mr. Sullivan works with individuals to establish plans for the organization, management, investment and transfer of their assets to successive generations of family, friends and favored charities. His practice includes strategic planning for wealth transfer and preparation of documents including wills, trusts, powers of attorney and living wills. He is experienced in the creation of limited partnerships and limited liability companies, corporations, general partnerships and many other entities and structures that are utilized to both manage and accomplish the tax advantaged transfer of wealth.
He also has substantial experience working with both donors and charities in planning charitable gifts. He has created foundations, charitable lead and remainder trusts and many other structured charitable transfers for his clients.
He is experienced in litigating trust and estate contests and in prosecuting and defending the actions of executors and trustees.
Estate and Trust Planning and Administration
Preparation of Wills, Trusts, Partnerships and Business Entities
Planned Charitable Giving
Preparation of Charitable Trusts and Foundations
Family Business Succession
Real Property Transfer and Financing
Estate and Trust Litigation