Donald A. Goldsmith

Donald A. Goldsmith is a partner in Holland & Knight's New York office. He practices in the area of exempt organizations, estate planning, trust and estate administration and dispute resolution.

Mr. Goldsmith has developed sophisticated estate plans for many high-net-worth clients, advised privately held companies on pre-public offering estate planning structures and set up tax-efficient investment vehicles for high-net-worth clients. He has administered many complex large estates in New York and other jurisdictions, and represented clients in a variety of forums in connection with disputed matters, including probate courts in several jurisdictions and the U.S. Tax Court.

In addition, he has served as outside general counsel to the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Wallace Foundation (previously the Wallace-Reader’s Digest Funds) and The American Foundation for the Blind.

While at Columbia University School of Law, Mr. Goldsmith was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Wealth Planning and Preservation, 2) Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Organizations, 3) Private Wealth Services, 4) Trusts and 5) Estates and Fiduciary Dispute Resolution
Law School Columbia Law School (J.D.)
Education Bowdoin College (B.A.)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Holland & Knight LLP
Christina Mesires Fournaris
Christina Mesires Fournaris

Christina Mesires Fournaris is a partner in Morgan Lewis’s Personal Law Practice. Since joining Morgan Lewis in 1991, Ms. Fournaris has been committed to counseling clients on all aspects of estate, tax, and generational wealth planning.

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.