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Moira S. Laidlaw - Mount Kisco, NY

55 Smith Avenue Mount Kisco, NY 10549

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Updated: 06/17/2020

Mount Kisco Estate Planning; Elder Law Lawyer

Overview

Moira Laidlaw is a highly accomplished attorney who concentrates her practice in complex trust and estate planning, probate, elder law, Medicaid, special needs planning, guardianship, tax and small business planning. She is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation as accredited by the American Bar Association, and is one of only approximately 400 attorneys in the United States who holds this designation...

Moira Laidlaw is a highly accomplished attorney who concentrates her practice in complex trust and estate planning, probate, elder law, Medicaid, special needs planning, guardianship, tax and small business planning. She is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation as accredited by the American Bar Association, and is one of only approximately 400 attorneys in the United States who holds this designation.
Known for her compassion, attentiveness and responsiveness, Ms. Laidlaw takes great pride counseling her clients during often difficult, sensitive situations, drawing on her deep legal knowledge and thoroughness, to find a favorable outcome for all parties.

Ms. Laidlaw is a frequent and noted speaker on probate, estates and gift tax issues.

About Moira S. Laidlaw

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning; Elder Law
  • Elder Law & Special Needs Planning

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1995
  • New Jersey, 1994
  • Connecticut, 1996

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation as accredited by the American Bar Association

Other Affiliations

  • Executive Commitee of the New York State Bar Association Elder Law and Special Needs Section
  • Executive Committee of the Trusts & Estates Section Westchester County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section
  • Co-Chair for the Westchester Women’s Bar Association’s Elder & Health Law Committee

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Newark, New Jersey, 1994
    J.D.
    Law Review: Rutgers Law Review, Articles Editor, 1992 - 1994
  • University of California, Berkeley, California, 1991
    B.A.
    Honors: Scholarship for Outstanding Leaders
    Major: English

Past Positions

  • The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., Senior Counsel, 2001 - 2002
  • American Family Enterprises (Subsidiary of Time, Inc.), Senior Counsel, 1999 - 2001
  • John Awerdick, Esq., Counsel, 1997 - 1999
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Project Associate, 1996 - 1997
  • Stryker Tams & Dill, Associate, 1994 - 1995

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
  • Committee Member, Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services, Inc.
  • Board of Directors, Hudson Valley Alzheimer's Association

Classes and Seminars

  • Estate Planning / Elder Law Asset Protection Planning, Northern Westchester Hospital
  • Legal Research and Writing Instructor, Rutgers University School of Law, 1993 - 1994

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Moira S. Laidlaw

Included on the 2024 New York Metro list


Past Lists

  • 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Moira S. Laidlaw on Super Lawyers

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55 Smith Avenue Mount Kisco, NY 10549

Fax

  • (914) 666-6267

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