Thomas N. Torzewski

Thomas N. Torzewski esq

Location:
Morristown, New Jersey
Phone:
973-532-2868
Fax:
973-359-0077
Email:

Thomas N. Torzewski, Esq. earned an LL.M in Taxation from New York University of Law and is a graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law, and Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.  Tom concentrates on transactional tax and business planning, comprehensive and sophisticated estate and succession planning, estate and trust administration and litigation, and all phases of tax law.  He has extensive experience in the planning and structuring of new and ongoing enterprises, including the formation, purchase and sale of business interests and the orderly reorganization and transfer of said interests to successor generations. Tom has represented a diverse client base in developing comprehensive estate plans, including owners of closely-held businesses, corporate executives, retired individuals and others in need of particularized counseling as a result of being faced with technical issues and specialized situations. Tom also directs estate and trust administration, such as proceeding through all aspects of probate, marshalling of estate assets, obtaining asset valuations, preparation of inventories and accountings, preparation of Federal and New Jersey Estate Tax Returns, New Jersey Inheritance Tax Returns, Federal and State Fiduciary Income Tax Returns and directing related audit proceedings, Tom has represented individuals, beneficiaries and fiduciaries in probate and trust related litigation, including will contests, under influence cases, disputes over trust administration, contested guardianship proceedings and complex litigation concerning valuation and distribution of assets of closely held businesses.

Areas of Practice

  • Probate & Trust Litigation
  • Tax & Business Planning
  • Estate & Succession Planning
  • Estate & Trust Administration
  • Mediation
  • Guardianship Law
  • Special Needs Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Corporations
  • Partnership & Limited Liability Company Formation
  • Sale, Reorganization & Dissolution

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Tax Court

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M. - 1986
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. cum laude - 1983
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    • B.A. cum laude - 1979
    • Honors: Dean's List, 1976-1979

Honors and Awards

  • New Jersey “Super Lawyer”, New Jersey Monthly Magazine, 2005 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association: Business Law Section; Taxation Section; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section; New Jersey Inheritance Tax Rules and Regulations Committee
  • Essex County Bar Association, Past Chairman, Probate Law Committee
  • Morris County Bar Association, Probate Law Committee
  • American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants
  • Estate Planning Council of Northern New Jersey
  • Morris County Bar Association - Elder & Disability Law Committee
  • Listed on the Superior Court of New Jersey Roster of Approved Mediators
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants