Allen M. Silk is a Shareholder and a member of the firm’s Trusts & Estates and the Business & Corporate Groups, where he focuses on helping high net worth individuals and business owners plan for the transition and succession of their businesses. His experience includes a broad range of tax, trusts and estates and general corporate matters including sophisticated estate planning, the administration of estates and trusts, closely-held business counseling and business succession planning, the structuring of business entities and joint ventures, the acquisition and sale of business interests, and various corporate, partnership and individual income tax matters.
Though based in the firm’s Princeton office, Mr. Silk serves clients from any of our New Jersey or Pennsylvania locations, counseling individuals and families regarding federal, state, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax issues, and the development of complex estate plans. He is experienced in drafting estate planning instruments including: wills, insurance trusts, dynasty trusts, charitable trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, family limited partnership agreements, limited liability company operating agreements, durable powers of attorney and advance directives for health care.
Mr. Silk is a frequent lecturer to state and national entities in the legal, accounting, insurance and financial planning professions. Mr. Silk is actively involved in several community organizations and serves on various not-for-profit boards. He is currently the Treasurer of The College of New Jersey Foundation and is also President of The Millhill Foundation.
Mr. Silk is a frequent contributor to the New Jersey Law Blog. You can read his most recent blog post here.