Gary A. Phillips is a member in the Tax, Trusts and Estates Department. Gary counsels individuals, entrepreneurs, families and business owners in all aspects of estate planning, tax planning, corporate planning and business succession planning.
Licensed to practice law in New Jersey, New York and Florida, Gary frequently counsels clients on domicile and residency issues in these states. He edited the firm’s guidebook on relocating to Florida titled “On the Road to Florida: Cole Schotz’s Practical Guide to Changing Your Residence from New Jersey or New York."
Gary has lectured in the area of trusts and estates and business planning on topics such as general estate planning, estate administration, use of family business entities together with estate planning and buy-sell agreements.
He has been with the firm his entire career and has been awarded an AV rating for his professionalism and the quality of his legal work from Martindale-Hubbell, the publisher of the premiere directory of legal professionals. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. See Award Methodology.
A frequent author of articles and blog postings on various areas of estate planning, Gary has been quoted in CCH periodicals as an expert in estate planning law.
Gary earned his B.S.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, his J.D. from Rutgers Law School-Newark and his L.L.M in Taxation from New York University School of Law.
New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 1999
Rutgers University School of Law-Newark, J.D., 1995
Washington University, B.S.B.A., 1992
August 15, 2019
August 15, 2018
As published in: Bloomberg BNA Weekly State Tax Report April 22, 2016
As published in: CCH Standard Federal Tax Reports November 15, 2012
As published in: Retirement Weekly July 22, 2011
Tax, Trust & Estates Law March 31, 2020Gary A. Phillips and David J. Choyne
Tax, Trust & Estates Law March 20, 2020Gary A. Phillips, Melanie M. Lupsa and Steven M. Saraisky
Tax, Trust & Estates Law March 19, 2020Gary A. Phillips, Steven M. Saraisky and Melanie M. Lupsa
Tax, Trusts & Estates Law December 23, 2019Gary A. Phillips and David J. Choyne
Tax, Trust & Estates Law November 14, 2019Tishya M. Signorelli and Gary A. Phillips
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