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Rob Harra III and Bill Kelleher attended Geneva Group International’s (“GGI”) world conference on October 18-21, 2018.  The conference took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  GGI is a worldwide alliance of well-established and experienced accounting, consulting and law firms.  During the conference, Bill spoke to the GGI Litigation Practice Group and gave a presentation titled “The Unique History and Purpose of Common Law Courts of Equity."

The 13th Annual Trust Conference took place on October 23rd and 24th, 2018.  Three attorneys from GF&M presented at the 2018 Delaware Trust Conference.  Dan Hayward was one of the presenters on a panel that discussed the factors that make the United States and, in particular, the State of Delaware, highly attractive to international clients for trust planning purposes.  The panel discussed privacy/confidentiality issues, tax planning opportunities, and unique aspects of Delaware trust law.  Peter Gordon and Bill Kelleher portrayed the parts of two attorn

Peter S. Gordon, of Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A., has been named a top ten Super Lawyer in Delaware for 2018.

Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) guide

Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A. (GF&M) has been recognized again in this year’s Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) guide. Ranked in Band 1, the trust and estates law firm is noted as being “a leader in Delaware” with “very important experience.” 

Peter S. Gordon Named Friend of the Academy

On June 3, 2018, Peter Gordon was awarded the Friend of the Academy award from Saint Edmond’s Academy. 

Andrew J. Rennick, Paul H. Ostien III, Charles P. O'Brien, Robert V.A. Harra III have been promoted to Director. GF&M would also like to welcome new associates, Mark P. Gordon and Patrick J. Rohrbach.

ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law

Director Dan Hayward will be a panelist on March 20, 2018 for the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, CLE Webinar Novel (and Not So Novel) Approaches to Adapt an Irrevocable Trust to Meet Today's Needs.

Philadelphia Estate Planning Council 2018 Luncheon Program

Director Michael Gordon will be speaking at the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council on February 13, 2018. His topic: "Why is Everyone Talking About Delaware Trusts?"

This luncheon program will focus on the various reasons why clients in other jurisdictions are choosing to create their trusts in Delaware or other trust friendly states.  Topics that will be covered include the use of dynasty trusts, directed trusts, self-settled asset protection trusts and silent trusts.

Dan Hayward, Rob Harra, Neil Lapinski and Bill Kelleher recently attended the Geneva Group International’s annual meeting in Vienna, Austria. Around 350 people from around the world attended the event. Dan, Rob and Bill spoke at the event on topics relating to Delaware trusts.

Attorney Simpson: Microcaptives a Growing Tool in ERM

Attorney Jeffrey Simpson of Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, said 831(b) captives are becoming an important tool in helping individuals and smaller organizations manage their risk.