Michael M. Gordon
MICHAEL M. GORDON is a Director at the Wilmington law firm of Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A. He is a graduate of Fairfield University and the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. He received his Masters of Law in Taxation from Villanova University School of Law in 2008 and is a member of the Delaware and Maryland Bar Associations.
Michael is the former Chair of the Estates and Trusts Section of the Delaware Bar Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Michael is also a member of the American Bar Association where he serves as a Group Vice-Chair of the Non-Tax Estate Planning Considerations Group of the Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law.
Michael’s practice focuses on the unique aspects of Delaware trust law, including directed trusts, dynasty trusts, asset protection trusts and all aspects of the validity, construction and administration of Delaware trusts. Michael routinely works with clients across the country to transfer the situs of trusts to Delaware and to modify trusts to take advantage of Delaware’s favorable trust law. Michael drafts, reviews and comments on Delaware trust agreements for local and out of state clients and provides legal opinions on the validity of trusts under Delaware law.
Michael resides in Wilmington, Delaware with his wife, Amie, and two daughters, Samantha and Mia.
Villanova University School of Law, Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation 2008
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Juris Doctor 2003
Fairfield University, Bachelor of Arts 2000
American Bar Association, Co-Chair of Asset Protection Planning Committee of the Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law
Delaware Bar Association, former Chair of the Estates and Trusts Section