Practice Areas


1. Trusts and Estates

McGoldrick & McGoldrick has for over a decade engaged in Trust and Estate Planning and has amassed substantial experience in this area. McGoldrick & McGoldrick develops sophisticated trusts and estate plans that reflect the individual goals and objectives of its clients while minimizing taxes and administrative costs.

McGoldrick & McGoldrick has extensive experience in all aspects of Probate Administration. We also provide services in the area of Trust Administration, which involves subtrust funding and allocation, trust accountings, and distributions to beneficiaries. Our firm deals with income, estate and gift tax issues confronting clients with connections to more than one tax jurisdiction. We maximize privacy and asset protection using title-holding trusts and other entities in different jurisdictions which offer more flexibility in trust administration and asset protection options.



2. Litigation

McGoldrick & McGoldrick has expertise litigating matters in a wide range of areas of law with special emphasis on Trust & Estate Litigation, Will Contests, Real Estate and Construction Disputes. Our firm represents entities and individuals in federal and state courts, and in alternative dispute resolutions, such as arbitration and mediation. Our experience in other areas of law provides an invaluable source of knowledge that is very useful in the litigation context. We have extensive experience in taking our clients' cases to trial with positive outcomes. However, where appropriate, we utilize mediation or arbitration processes, and seriously consider the option of settlement to avoid unnecessary costs and risks for our clients. We are very selective in our choice of clients in this area, which allows us to devote full attention to your case.

3. Business Law

McGoldrick & McGoldrick is actively engaged in the formation of all types of business entities, including corporations, limited liability companies, general and limited partnerships, non-profit organizations. We advise companies of small and medium sizes in a wide range of areas of commercial law, including corporate, securities, financing, contracts, bankruptcy and labor issues. We also assist family-owned businesses with developing business succession plans, structuring investments and minimizing tax liabilities.

4. Employment Law

McGoldrick & McGoldrick regularly counsels small-size and medium-size businesses on the broad variety of issues involved in employment law, labor law and employee relations. We emphasize preventative strategies to help our clients minimize wrongful termination disputes and liability arising from harassment and discrimination claims. We advise our clients on all facets of employer-employee relations, including negotiation of employment and executive compensation agreements, non-competition agreements, harassments complaints, and the scope and enforcement of restrictive covenants. We develop employee handbooks and other employment policies and procedures. We handle incentive and deferred compensation agreements, stock options and employee stock ownership plans.

5. Construction Law

McGoldrick & McGoldrick offers services for all aspects of construction activities representing developers, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and owners on a broad range of both transactional work and litigation, including federal, state and municipal projects, structural defects, commercial centers, real estate developments, warehouses, restaurants, office buildings, and homes.

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