Edward D.

Estate Litigation



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About Edward

Edward D. Baker represents clients in Surrogate’s Courts throughout the metropolitan area, and has been involved in probate contests, contested accountings, discovery proceedings, and removal proceedings. His experience includes conducting pretrial discovery, legal research, drafting motion papers, and participating in settlement negotiations.

Ed is a contributor to the firm’s New York Trusts & Estates Litigation blog.

Prior to joining Farrell Fritz, Ed was a litigation associate at Davidoff, Hutcher & Citron, LLP in Garden City, NY. He has also held the following positions: associate at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf, LLP in Lake Success; legal intern and then associate at Aboulafia Law Firm, LLC in Manhattan; law clerk and then associate at Greenberg, Trager & Herbst, LLP in Manhattan; and legal intern for the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn.

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  • Binghamton University
  • Brooklyn Law School

Court Admissions

  • New York State Courts
  • New Jersey State Courts
  • U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York
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Affiliations & Appointments

  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section, Vice Chairperson of the Continuing Legal Education Committee, Vice Chairperson of the Sponsorship Committee
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, Estate Litigation Committee, Surrogate's Court Committee
  • Nassau County Bar Association

Press Releases

29 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2019 Leading Lawyers in Their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz has a combined total of 29 attorneys selected to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New…

September 17, 2019

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Robert M. Harper, Edward D. Baker, Cheryl L. Erato, and Nicholas G. Moneta Receive New York State Bar Association Appointments

On January 16, 2019, Robert M. Harper began a one-year term as Chair of the NYSBA’s Trusts & Estates Law…

January 21, 2019

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30 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Leading Lawyers in Their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 30 attorneys selected to the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New…

September 13, 2018

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Farrell Fritz Receives Tier 1 Ranking in 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms”

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce that, for the sixth consecutive year, the firm has received a Tier 1 Ranking…

November 01, 2017

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Edward D. Baker Joins Farrell Fritz as an Estate Litigation Associate

Farrell Fritz is pleased to welcome Edward (Ed) D. Baker, a Plainview, NY resident, as an associate in the firm’s…

July 28, 2017

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Super Lawyers

New York Metro Rising Star (Estate & Trust Litigation) 2015-Present

Community Work

Ed is active within the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.