Lee A. Snow

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Practice areas


  • U.S. Tax Court, 1983
  • New York, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Claims


  • University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1981
  • New York University, LL.M., 1987
  • University of Pennsylvania, M.B.A., 1981
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A., with highest honors, 1977


Associations & memberships

  • New York State Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Taxation and Trusts and Estates; Faculty Participant on Distribution of Retirement Plan Accounts, November 2008, Estate Planning for Qualified Plan Benefits and IRA’s, November, 2000, and Tax Aspects of Real Estate Transactions, September 1989, October 1991, October 1993 and November 1995)
  • Estate Planning Council of New York City (President, 2007-2008; Vice President, 2006-2007; Member, Board of Directors, 2002-2005)

Biographical details

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon
  • Adjunct Professor of Tax, Pace University Graduate School of Business, 1988-2000
  • Author: “Bequests to Will Witnesses – A Trap for the Unwary?,” NYSBA Trusts and Estates Law Section, Newsletter, Fall 2010; “The Pension Protection Act’s Retirement Provisions Affecting Individuals,” Estate Planning, January 2007; “Final IRA Distribution Rules Expand and Clarify Tax-Saving Opportunities,” Estate Planning, August 2002; “Final IRA Distribution Regulations Offer New Planning Opportunities,” Journal of Retirement Planning, November-December 2002; “2001 Act Changes to Pension and IRA Rules,” CCH Financial and Estate Planning Review, January 2002; Revised IRA Distribution Regulations Offer New Planning Opportunities,” CCH Federal Estate and Gift Tax Reporter, March 2001; “Use Trusts as Beneficiaries to Extend IRA Tax Deferral,” Tax Strategies, February 2000.


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