Recent News - Jeffrey S. Greener


NCBA Names Rivkin Radler a Top Pro Bono Law Firm
April 6, 2017
We are proud to announce that the Nassau County Bar Association, The Safe Center LI and Nassau Suffolk Law Services has named Rivkin Radler a top law firm in pro bono service for 2016. This is the third consecutive year the firm has been recognized. Individual attorneys receiving recognition include Brian Boxler, William Cornachio, Ryan …
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Greener quoted in Newsday article entitled, “Independent Group Home takes over Victims Information Bureau”
October 28, 2016 | Trusts & Estates
Jeffrey Greener was quoted in a Oct. 20 Newsday article entitled, “Independent Group Home takes over Victims Information Bureau.” “Nonprofit mergers should become more common in order to save money,” said Jeff.  “To the extent you can consolidate back office operations, more money then goes toward support programs.  Charities also look more attractive to a donor …
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(Is This) The End of Discounted Gifts?
September 12, 2016 | Trusts & Estates
The Internal Revenue Service has proposed new regulations that could dramatically impact wealthy individuals’ ability to minimize their future estate tax. The proposed regulations call for an elimination of valuation discounts. Valuation discounts have been a valuable tool for shielding assets from lawsuits and protecting family businesses from the effects of a potential divorce. The …
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Greener Quoted in NextAvenue.org Article
August 31, 2016 | Trusts & Estates
Jeffrey Greener has been quoted in a NextAvenue.org article entitled, “Do You Really Need a Will?” Jeff warns of the many complications that can arise when estates are passed to beneficiaries without a formal will or estate plan. Next Avenue is public media’s first and only national service for America’s booming 50+ population. To read …
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Greener and Wiley Featured in Long Island Business News Article
July 21, 2016 | Trusts & Estates
Jeffrey Greener and Dennis Wiley are featured in a Long Island Business News article entitled, “Dictating Terms From Beyond the Grave – From pets to pet causes, you won’t believe the strange beneficiaries lawyers encounter.” Click here to read the article. …
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Greener to Present Seminar for Flushing Bank
June 13, 2016 | Trusts & Estates
Jeffrey Greener will present a seminar entitled, “Wills, Trusts and Estates,” on June 28, 2016 at the Flushing Bank at 661 Hillside Avenue, New Hyde Park. The program will cover the following: Estate Planning Myths & Misconceptions Wills vs Trusts Probate Tips & Traps And much more! Program Materials …
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Greener Quoted in the Long Island Business News
April 7, 2016 | Trusts & Estates
Jeff Greener was quoted in a recent LIBN article entitled, “House Money.” Lisa Morris Josefak’s article focuses on the current trend of parents shelling out large sums of money for their children to place a down payment on a house. Jeff warns against loaning money to family without a contract. “From a family perspective, it …
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Eisenmesser & Greener present CPE accredited program
August 7, 2015 | Trusts & Estates
Scott Eisenmesser and Jeffrey Greener, partners in the Firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group, present, “In Whom Do YOU Trust?  The CPA as Executor or Trustee and The IRS Tax Collection:  Tales from the Crypt,” a two part program that is accredited for 1.5 CPE credits each. The first program will cover the overview of …
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Greener Presents at Cerini & Associates’ Program
June 30, 2015 | Trusts & Estates
Jeff Greener, a partner in the firm’s Trusts, Estates & Taxation Practice Group, to present at Cerini & Associates’ 2015 Non-Profit Update Program. Jeff will be presenting the “Legal Update” portion of the program being held Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at the Upsky Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge. Please click the link below for more information. …
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Greener presents program to Financial Planning Association of New York
May 14, 2015 | Trusts & Estates
Jeffrey Greener, a partner in the Firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group, presented, “Essentials for Supplemental Needs and Elder Law Planning,” to the Financial Planning Association of New York (FPA).  The program reviews essential planning information and techniques for clients with developmentally disabled children and those addressing aging issues.  In planning for a disabled child, …
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Greener to Speak at NBI Seminar entitled, “Tax Exempt Organizations From State to Finish”
June 17, 2014 | Trusts & Estates
Jeffrey Greener, a partner in the firm’s Trusts, Estates & Taxation practice group, will be a speaker at the National Business Institute Seminar’s entitled, “Tax Exempt Organizations From State to Finish,”  Mr. Greener will present, “Establishing Tax-Exempt Status With the IRS.” This presentation will cover: Nonprofit vs. Tax Exempt Determining the type of tax-exempt organization …
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Greener Presents at New York City Paralegal Association
May 14, 2014 | Trusts & Estates
Jeffrey Greener presented, “Estate Planning In a Nutshell,” at the New York City Paralegal Association’s Legal Professionals Conference. The session discussed the role of the paralegal in estate planning, including how to compile information, preparation of documents, client follow up, plan maintenance, ancillary services, including, but not limited to POA, Crummey Powers, deed preparations, document review …
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Jeff Greener presents at an NBI seminar
June 11, 2013 | Trusts & Estates
Jeff Greener, a partner in the firm’s Trusts, Estates & Taxation Practice Group, co-presents at the June 11 NBI seminar entitled, “Estate Planning from A to Z.” Program Description A Detailed Overview of Estate Planning Procedure and Strategy Do you have all the knowledge and skills you need to draft tailored testamentary documents and minimize taxable …
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Trust, Estates & Taxation attorneys win summary judgment in a contested probate proceeding.
February 19, 2013 | Trusts & Estates
Jeffrey Greener, John McFaul and Christopher Miehl, members of the firm’s Trusts, Estates & Taxation Practice Group won on summary judgment in a contested probate proceeding, more commonly known as a Will Contest, in the Nassau County Surrogate’s Court. In New York State, a Will of a deceased person is given legal effect only after …
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Jeffrey Greener presents a seminar to Herald National Bank
September 11, 2012 | Trusts & Estates
Jeffrey Greener, a Partner in the firm’s Trusts, Estates & Taxation Practice Group will present a seminar entitled, “Anatomy of a Buy-Sell Agreement:  A Detailed Look Into Structuring Shareholders Agreements,” to Herald National Bank.  The program will discuss both the necessary and optional clauses used in shareholder agreements and the business and tax ramifications of …
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Jeff Greener elected Chairman of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
March 5, 2012 | Trusts & Estates
Rivkin Radler partner, Jeffrey Greener, of Great Neck, has been elected the new Chairman of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA).  The appointment comes at a time when the AFA is growing rapidly to meet the care-related needs of an increasing number of families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses, and when the nation …
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Jeffrey Greener presents seminar entitled, “How To Keep Tax-Exempt Organizations In Compliance.”
May 23, 2011 | Trusts & Estates
Jeffrey Greener will present “Introduction to Tax-Exempt Organizations,” at the National Business Institute’s May 23 seminar entitled, “How To Keep Tax-Exempt Organizations In Compliance.  5 benefits of attending: Gain strategies for safeguarding directors,officers and executives from potential liability. Create an environment of accountability by establishing comprehensive internal controls. Follow annual reporting requirements and comply with …
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