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Sean R. Weissbart

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Adjunct Professor of Law



  • Trusts and Estates Drafting, Fordham University School of Law, 2013-present


  • Partner, Blank Rome LLP, 2019-present
  • Counsel, Morris & McVeigh LLP, 2016-2019
  • Associate, Morris & McVeigh LLP, 2011-2016
  • Associate, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, 2007-2011


  • New York University School of Law, LL.M. (Taxation) 2015
  • Fordham University School of Law, JD 2007
         Fordham Law Review
  • New York University, BA 2004 magna cum laude (History)


  • International Estate Planning for the Domestic Lawyer, Estate Planning (forthcoming Spring 2016) (with Michael Meltzer and Michael Schwartz)
  • The Dueling Transferors Problem in Generation-Skipping Transfer Taxation, ACTEC Law Journal (forthcoming Winter 2016) (with Austin Bramwell)
  • The Definitive Guide to Income Tax Planning for Same-Sex Couples, 122 J. Tax’n 118 (March 2015) (with Robert R. Lyons and Michael T. Meltzer)
  • The Effect of the New York Non-Profit Revitalization Act on Incorporating New York-Based Charities in Delaware (June 2014) (with Robert R. Lyons)
  • Estate Planning Strategies for the Young and Wealthy, 41 Estate Planning 28 (February 2014)
  • Probate by Order to Show Cause, 43 NYS Bar Trusts and Estates Journal 4 (December 2010)
  • Associate Editor, NYS Bar Trusts and Estates Journal (2011-present)
  • Using Portability to Avoid the New York Estate Tax, in INSIDE THE MINDS 87 (Thomson Reuters, 2014) (with Richard J. Miller, Jr.)



  • New York State Bar, SDNY and EDNY

Memberships & Activities

  • New York State Bar Association

Mailing Address

Fordham University School of Law
Legal Writing Program
150 West 62nd Street, Room 7-175
New York, NY 10023