Nancy S. Hearne

Nancy S. Hearne

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Contact Info

Phone: (609) 452-3156
Fax: (609) 514-3726

Primary Office

Princeton
650 College Road East
Suite 4000
Princeton, NJ 08540-6603

Secondary Office

New York
1270 Avenue of the Americas
Suite 2005
New York, NY 10020

Nancy S. Hearne

Nancy S. Hearne is a member of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr's Personal Wealth, Estates and Trusts Practice Group and works in our Princeton and Philadelphia offices. She focuses on estate and tax planning, estate and guardianship disputes and the creation and continuing representation of both public and private charitable organizations. Ms. Hearne assists families with a broad range of tax and personal wealth planning issues and works with them to create plans which are often multi-generational and innovative. She has extensive experience and devotes significant time to working with families in establishing and operating private foundations.

A court approved mediator in the State of New Jersey, Nancy is called upon by both the Superior Court and private parties to mediate estate and guardianship disputes.

Nancy creates, and acts as general counsel to, many public and private charitable organizations. Her practice includes advising clients on the appropriate choice of entity, acting as an advisor with regard to ongoing operations, tax matters and business transactions. She has been involved in obtaining favorable private letter rulings from the Internal Revenue Service.

Nancy frequently speaks at local gatherings on the subject of estate planning. She serves on the boards of several private foundations and community charitable organizations.

Prior to joining Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, she was an attorney at Smith Stratton Wise Heher and Brennan, LLP, in Princeton, N.J., and Satterlee Stephens Burke and Burke, LLP, in New York.

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Credentials and Accolades

Memberships and Affiliations

Co-Chair, Mercer County Bar Association Women Lawyers Committee

Board Member, Center for Theological Inquiry

Board Member, Princeton National Rowing Association

Board Member, Advisory Council to the J. Seward Johnson, Sr. Charitable Trusts

Board Member, The Nassau Club

Member, Mercer County Estate Planning Council

Member, Real Property and Trust Law and Taxation Sections, American Bar Association

Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law and Taxation Sections, New Jersey Bar Association

Member, Trusts and Estates Law and Tax Sections, New York State Bar Association

Former Board Member, Princeton Symphony Orchestra

Former Board Member, Princeton Junior School

Former Board Member, Trinity Counseling Service

Former Board Member, Trinity Church's Development Committee

Education

J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, 1978

B.A., Vassar College, 1973, cum laude

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania

Nancy S. Hearne is a member of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr's Personal Wealth, Estates and Trusts Practice Group and works in our Princeton and Philadelphia offices. She focuses on estate and tax planning, estate and guardianship disputes and the creation and continuing representation of both public and private charitable organizations. Ms. Hearne assists families with a broad range of tax and personal wealth planning issues and works with them to create plans which are often multi-generational and innovative. She has extensive experience and devotes significant time to working with families in establishing and operating private foundations.

A court approved mediator in the State of New Jersey, Nancy is called upon by both the Superior Court and private parties to mediate estate and guardianship disputes.

Nancy creates, and acts as general counsel to, many public and private charitable organizations. Her practice includes advising clients on the appropriate choice of entity, acting as an advisor with regard to ongoing operations, tax matters and business transactions. She has been involved in obtaining favorable private letter rulings from the Internal Revenue Service.

Nancy frequently speaks at local gatherings on the subject of estate planning. She serves on the boards of several private foundations and community charitable organizations.

Prior to joining Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, she was an attorney at Smith Stratton Wise Heher and Brennan, LLP, in Princeton, N.J., and Satterlee Stephens Burke and Burke, LLP, in New York.

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