Lisa S. Hunter is a Partner in our Trusts and Estates and Elder Law Practice Groups. She concentrates in all aspects of trusts, estates, tax, and succession planning, primarily for high net worth individuals.
A member of the Estate Planning Council of Nassau County and the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations, Ms. Hunter serves on the Tax Law and Surrogate’s Court, Estates and Trusts Committees of the Nassau County Bar Association. She is a frequent lecturer in the area of estate tax planning and is often called upon by the media for her expert commentary.
In 2024, Ms. Hunter was named to the Best Lawyers list. She was named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list every year consecutively since 2015, and she was also included in its Women’s Edition. She was honored as one of the Top Women in Law by the Maurice A. Deane Hofstra University School of Law, Center for Children, Families and Law. Long Island Pulse Magazine recognized her with a Legal Eagle in the category of Trusts and Estates Law, and she was also named to their list of the Top 10 Legal Eagles. She has also attained the highest professional AV rating from Martindale Hubbell throughout her career.
Ms. Hunter earned a Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College, and a Juris Doctor from Villanova University, where she served as an editor of the Law Review. She also holds the degree of Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University.
Admitted to practice in the state of New York, she is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association.
New York University of Law, LL.M. in taxation, 1985
Villanova University, J.D., 1979
Vassar College, B.A., 1976
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
New York State Bar Association
Nassau County Bar Association
Best Lawyers, 2024
New York Metro Super Lawyers List, 2015-2023
Women’s Edition of the Super Lawyers List, 2015-2018
Top Women in Law, Hofstra University School of Law, 2016
Top 10 Legal Eagles, Long Island Pulse Magazine, 2013
Legal Eagle trophy of Trusts and Estates Law, Long Island Pulse Magazine, 2012
Law Review, Villanova University, Editor
Highest Professional Rating by Martindale
Tax Law and Surrogate’s Court, Estates and Trusts Committees of the Nassau County Bar Association