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Michael Gordon

Michael Gordon has been elected President of the Delaware State Bar Insurance Services, Inc. (“DSBIS”).  The Board of Directors for DSBIS unanimously elected Michael as the President during the May 2021 Board Meeting.

Administered by USI, the third largest privately held insurance brokerage in the U.S., through its local office in Delaware, DSBIS offers a vast array of insurance products and services. DSBIS services are offered to all members of the Delaware State Bar Association, as well as their firms, their employees, their clients, their families, and referrals.

Michael Gordon, of Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A., presented at the ACTEC Annual Meeting on Silent Trusts on March 9, 2021.  This year’s event was held virtually due to the pandemic.  Michael presented in one of the meeting’s programs titled, “Silent Trusts in a Very Loud World: God’s Gift? Or the Devil’s Work?”  The program discussed disclosure requirements imposed by various state statutes, concerns a trustee may face in administering a silent trust, and other relevant case law related to silent trusts.

On Nov 22, 2020, Managing Partner, Michael M. Gordon was quoted in an aritcle in the Personal Finance section of Forbes.com titled"Why The Wealthy Are Pleased With The Election Results", by Megan Gorman, Senior Contributor.

The artilcle discusses why wealthy individuals and families are breathing a sigh of relief in light of the election results. Their worst tax fears are not to be realized in the near term as the combination of a Democratic president and a likely Republican Senate means that significant tax legislation is off the table.

U.S. News – Best Lawyers

Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A. is honored to once again have eight of their practice areas regionally ranked in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms.”  GF&M’s Litigation – Trusts & Estates practice area was ranked Metropolitan Tier 1.  The following GF&M practice areas were ranked Metropolitan Tier 2: Arbitration, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mediation, Real Estate Law, Tax Law, and Trusts & Estates Law.  This year, 15,587 law firms were reviewed throughout the United States. 

Peter Gordon

Peter Gordon participated in a Zoom presentation for the Estate Planning Council of New York City for their Estate Planner’s Day on September 16, 2020. 

The Best Lawyers in America® 2021

Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A. is pleased to announce that five of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a prestigious legal peer-review publication that recognizes the top 6 percent of lawyers in private practice in the nation.

GF&M recognized in Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) guide

Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A. (GF&M) has been ranked as Band 1 for the fourth time in the Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) guide.

2020 Legal Elite Awards

Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A. has been named "Best Boutique Full-Service Law Firm-Delaware", additionally recognizing Director Kimberly McKinnon as Leading Specialist in Estates and Trust law.

Peter Gordon was quoted in an article in the New York Times Business Section regarding Mr. Warren Buffett's instructions to his executors about his firm. "The Flaw in Warren Buffett’s Estate Plan" by Paul Sullivan, published on Feb. 28, 2020, discusses what will happen to Berkshire Hathaway and Mr. Buffett's wealth after he dies and the possible lawsuits to follow.