Andrew L. Baron is a Partner in the firm’s Trusts & Estates and Business & Real Estate Taxation Practice Groups. Andrew’s practice encompasses all phases of estate, income and international tax planning, business succession planning and estate and trust administration.
Andrew brings over ten years of experience when counseling his clients regarding their estate planning and the gift, estate, generation-skipping transfer and income tax considerations of their plans while keeping their non-tax objectives a top priority. Often, this involves complex planning utilizing trusts, freeze partnerships and other sophisticated techniques.
Andrew’s practice also includes working with closely held business owners in all phases of their activities, advising executors, trustees, and beneficiaries in all aspects of estate and trust administration, and handling Surrogate’s Court proceedings throughout the New York metropolitan area.
Andrew also regularly advises Meltzer Lippe’s international clients on a broad range or matters including the creation and administration of foreign trusts, structuring of foreign investments in the U.S., reporting requirements of foreign individuals and companies and cross-border estate planning. Andrew received his J.D. from Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Prior to joining Meltzer Lippe, Andrew practiced as a trusts and estates attorney at large law firms in Northern New Jersey and New York City.
Andrew, originally from Rockland County, now lives on Long Island with his wife, Stephanie, a Speech Language Pathologist, and their two children. Andrew is an avid golfer and also enjoys skiing and spending time with his family.