Alexis Gruttadauria is an associate in the Trusts and Estates Group. In addition to a traditional trusts and estates practice, Alexis has extensive experience in the areas of elder care, special needs and mental health law.
Alexis often gives presentations to other attorneys, community groups and members of the community concerning the importance of proper planning, as well as options when the planning has not been done, in the areas of wealth transfer, elder law, special needs and mental health.
Prior to joining the firm, Alexis was an attorney at Schiff Hardin in New York City.
We are pleased to announce that Trusts and Estates Associate Alexis Gruttadauria has been appointed to serve on the New York State Bar Association’s Attorney Well-Being Task Force in the Emotional Well-Being Working Group.
The recent arrival of Trusts & Estates, Elder Care and Special Needs partners Robert M. Freedman, Barry Lutzky and associate Alexis Gruttadauria was featured in Bloomberg Big Law Business.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, a full-service, mid-size law firm announced today that it has expanded its Trusts & Estates practice, continuing its strategic growth and strengthening its client offerings by adding three lawyers. The group handles all aspects of estate and tax planning, as well as estate administration. With the addition of the new lawyers, the capabilities of the Trusts & Estates practice have expanded to include expertise in the representation of the elderly, individuals with disabilities and/or mental illness and their families.
On July 17, 2020 and August 14, 2020, Trusts and Estates associate Alexis Gruttadauria will present the CLE, “Elder Law and Estate Planning 101” for the New York State Bar Association Bridging the Gap Program. The CLE program offers courses for newly admitted attorneys to develop a foundation in the practical skills, techniques and procedures that are essential to the practice of law.
Trusts and Estates Associate Alexis Gruttadauria will moderate a series of webinar sessions presented for the New York State Bar Association Elder Law and Special Needs Section. Topics covered include: Practice Management During a Pandemic, Changes in Financial and Legal Landscape, Advanced Health Care Directives, and Medicaid Changes.
On May 19, 2020, Trusts and Estates Associate Alexis Gruttadauria will participate in the New York State Bar Association webinar, “Discussion of Nursing Home Crisis Relating to COVID-19: Developing an Action Plan.” The webinar will delve into issues affecting clients who reside in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, group homes and other temporary and permanent residential arrangements resulting from the COVID-19 crisis.
On December 12, Trusts & Estates, Elder Law and Special Needs partner Robert M. Freedman and associate Alexis Gruttadauria will present the CLE program, “What Every Attorney Needs to Know About Elder Law.”
The program, which is part of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s CLE series, will focus on the most important legal and financial issues facing the growing aging population. Elderly clients worry about how they will manage their health care and finances for the rest of their lives and are particularly concerned about the effects of memory loss and dementia. About 15% of the population is affected by dementia by age 70 and that percentage increases to about 40% by age 90.
On November 15, Trusts & Estates Partner Robert M. Freedman will present “Ethical Considerations for Representing an Elderly Population” as a part of the New York State Bar Association CLE program, “Basics of Elder Law & Special Needs Practice,” which will be chaired by associate Alexis Gruttadauria.
As the world searches for a new normal, it is more important than ever to make sure that the interests of you and your loved ones are properly protected. We have compiled the below list of the basic life and estate planning documents that we recommend every adult (individuals over 18) have in place.
As we start a new year, we would like to share with you some of our most popular legal alerts from 2019.
Our top-read alerts range from construction, labor & employment, tax, immigration, trusts & estates, cooperatives & condominiums, real estate, corporate & securities, litigation and intellectual property, reflecting the broad array of our full-service practice. We hope that our alerts have been valuable to you and your colleagues, and demonstrate our commitment to providing helpful information to you.
The SECURE Act was enacted into law. It is effective on January 1, 2020. The Act makes significant changes to the existing landscape of retirement accounts.