Roseland,, New Jersey (PRWEB) December 11, 2008
Michael N. Gooen, Partner at the law firm Lowenstein Sandler and Co-Chair of its Trust and Estates Group, has been selected for inclusion in Worth magazine's 2008 list of "Top 100 Attorneys." The list, now in its fourth year, recognizes the nation's leading attorneys specializing in trust and estates, philanthropy, elder care, matrimonial and other private practice areas, as determined by nominations and evaluation by the Worth magazine editorial staff.
Mr. Gooen's Trusts and Estates practice focuses on income and transfer tax planning. Advising clients that include fund managers, entrepreneurs, executives and families with inherited wealth, Mr. Gooen designs and implements estate plan instruments; develops wills, revocable "living" trusts and irrevocable life insurance trusts; and counsels on gifting vehicles, as well as personal and business arrangements integral to family asset planning. He is also a member of Lowenstein Sandler's Business Tax Counseling & Structuring group, where his practice encompasses the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, private financings, investment partnerships, and joint ventures.
A resident of Randolph, NJ, Mr. Gooen earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School and his B.A. from Harvard University, where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. In addition to his Worth magazine honor, Mr. Gooen has earned recognition from New Jersey Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America (2009).
About Worth Magazine
Worth is the only magazine devoted exclusively to the best interests and unique challenges of readers who possess substantial wealth. Each issue offers astute and unbiased reports on such complex subjects as estate planning, private banking, philanthropy, trusts, entrepreneurship, and investment opportunities - topics crucial to the continued well-being of affluent families and individuals. Worth also examines a rich variety of "passion investments," including vintage cars, private aircraft, yachts, watches and jewelry, real estate, wine, art and antiques.
About Lowenstein Sandler
Lowenstein Sandler is a nationally recognized corporate law firm with offices in Boston, New York, Palo Alto and Roseland, with more than 270 attorneys providing a full range of legal services. The firm's commitment to its clients is demonstrated through its client-centered, service-oriented culture. Lowenstein Sandler attorneys are regularly recognized for excellence by clients and peers in national publications, including Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and The Legal 500.