Christopher J. Lagno

Christopher J. Lagno is a partner in the Trust and Estates practice group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Mr. Lagno has over thirty years experience handling trusts and estates. He represents individuals in sophisticated estate and tax planning matters as well as in the preparation of Wills and all types of trust agreements. He serves as legal counsel to executors and trustees in all facets of the administration of simple and complicated estates and trusts.

In addition, Mr. Lagno is involved in estate and trust litigation, such as disputed Wills, difficult probate proceedings and contested accountings.

Mr. Lagno also has extensive experience in representing individual and charitable beneficiaries of estates and trusts, and in resolving estate and gift tax controversies with the IRS.

Along with lectures on trust and estate topics, Mr. Lagno offers seminars and has published many articles in his field.

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Areas of Practice 1) Trusts & Estates
Law School New York University School of Law (LL.M.,1985); Albany Law School-Union University (J.D., 1978)
Education State University of New York at Albany (B.A., 1975)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Christina Mesires Fournaris
Christina Mesires Fournaris

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Ellen J. Deringer
Ellen J. Deringer

Ellen J. Deringer is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's Personal Law Practice.Ms. Deringer earned her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2000 and her B.A. from Brown University in 1995.

Francis J. Mirabello
Francis J. Mirabello

Francis J. Mirabello is a partner in and manager of Morgan Lewis's Personal Law Practice.Mr. Mirabello is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, California, and Florida.