People: Christopher Lagno, Partner

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Christopher Lagno

Partner

New York
Direct: (212) 218-5250
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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.

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.

Education

  • LL.M., New York University School of Law (1985)
  • J.D., Albany Law School, Union University (1978)
  • B.A., State University of New York at Albany (1975)

Admissions

  • New York

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York