Russell J. Fishkind

Russell J. Fishkind

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (609) 452-5043
Fax: (609) 452-6109

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

Russell J. Fishkind

Partner

A Partner in the Personal Wealth, Estates and Trusts Practice, Russell Fishkind focuses his practice on high net worth estate planning, business succession planning, family office consulting, estate administration and probate litigation.

Prior to joining the Firm, Russell served as Chair of the Trusts & Estates Team at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. in Woodbridge, New Jersey. Following law school, he was a trust and estate administrator and financial officer for the United States Trust Company of New York. He was also the founding partner of Rudolph & Fishkind in New York City and East Brunswick, New Jersey.

Russell is an Assistant Adjunct Professor in New York University's Department of Finance, Taxation and Law where he teaches estate and business succession planning. He frequently writes and lectures about trusts and estates related issues. He is the author of Legacy of a Lifetime, a layman's guide to understanding estate matters; a co-author of J.K. Lasser Pro'sTM Estate Business Succession Planning - A Legal Guide to Wealth Transfer, and the author of Probate Wars of the Rich & Famous: An Insider's Guide to Estate Planning and Probate Litigation.

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Memberships and Affiliations

Middlesex County Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

New Jersey State Bar Association

American Bar Association

International Association of Financial Planners

Tri-County Estate Planning Council

Foundation Board of Trustees, William Paterson University

Education

J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 1987

B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1984

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
New York

Firm Management Positions

Family Business, Vice Chair

A Partner in the Personal Wealth, Estates and Trusts Practice, Russell Fishkind focuses his practice on high net worth estate planning, business succession planning, family office consulting, estate administration and probate litigation.

Prior to joining the Firm, Russell served as Chair of the Trusts & Estates Team at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. in Woodbridge, New Jersey. Following law school, he was a trust and estate administrator and financial officer for the United States Trust Company of New York. He was also the founding partner of Rudolph & Fishkind in New York City and East Brunswick, New Jersey.

Russell is an Assistant Adjunct Professor in New York University's Department of Finance, Taxation and Law where he teaches estate and business succession planning. He frequently writes and lectures about trusts and estates related issues. He is the author of Legacy of a Lifetime, a layman's guide to understanding estate matters; a co-author of J.K. Lasser Pro'sTM Estate Business Succession Planning - A Legal Guide to Wealth Transfer, and the author of Probate Wars of the Rich & Famous: An Insider's Guide to Estate Planning and Probate Litigation.

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