Morton L. Price is senior counsel to the firm’s Trusts and Estates Practice Group. Mort puts his decades of experience to work for clients. Mort is a member of the Committee on Estate and Trust Administration of the New York State Bar Association, the Estate Planning Council of New York City, and the American Bar Association.
Mort graduated from Yale Law School after graduating cum laude from Bowdoin College where he was an elected member of Phi Beta Kappa. After completing a term of active military service, he went to work as an assistant to Professor Jack Weinstiein of Columbia Law School and as a clerk for Associate Justice Herbert Cohen of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Mort has been rated an AV attorney by Martindale Hubble for several decades and has a perfect 10/10 rating on AVVO.
Mr. Price has a practice that involves trusts, estates, commercial transactions, and real estate. Mort was the Managing Partner of Schwab Goldberg Price & Dannay, which would later merge with Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman and is currently with McLaughlin Stern.
Mort’s experience includes acting as Guardian ad Litem in a number of complicated accounting and construction proceedings, has successfully represented the family of a holocaust art theft victim, and has lectured widely on estate planning.
Mort has served as Treasurer and a Trustee of the City Club of New York. Mort has also been an active member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, where he has served on several committees, including the Committee on Administrative Law, the Committee on Professional Responsibility, the Committee on Legal Problems of the Aging, and the chairman of the Transportation Committee. Mort is admitted only in New York.