516-227-0700

Eric M.
Kramer

Trusts & Estates

Partner

Uniondale

T: 516-227-0738

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About Eric

Eric M. Kramer concentrates in sophisticated estate tax planning. His practice includes estate tax planning for high-net-worth families and individuals; preparation of prenuptial agreements, wills, and trusts; administration of estates and representation of clients before federal and New York state taxing authorities. Eric advises clients on business succession planning, including tax implications of the various methods of transfer.

He is also a certified public accountant.

Often sought after as a speaker, Eric has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsday and AARP The Magazine on estate tax issues.

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Credentials

Education

  • St. John’s University School of Law
  • State University of New York at Buffalo

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court

Affiliations & Appointments

  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Co-Chair, Estate Planning Committee
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants Board Governance Task Force
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Former President, Nassau Chapter
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Former Board of Director
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Former Chair, Board Governance Task Force
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Former Member, NYS Board of Trustees
  • New York State CPA Society Journal, Former Contributing Editor
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Former Chair, Income of Trusts and Estates Committee
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Former Chair, Estate Planning Committee, Nassau Chapter
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Committee on Trusts and Estates
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Articles & Advisories

Client Advisory – Recession Presents Opportunities for Estate Planning with Real Estate

As we all know, commercial real estate holdings have been significantly impacted by the recession. Vacancy rates have risen, rents…

October 01, 2010

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Client Advisory – The 2010 Federal Estate Tax “Repeal”

As you may already know, much to the astonishment of the legal community, Congress has failed to pass legislation extending…

February 23, 2010

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News

Ones to Watch in Law: Eric Kramer

A trusts and estates partner at Uniondale-based Farrell Fritz, Eric Kramer concentrates his practice in sophisticated estate tax planning. This…

May 13, 2019

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Eric M. Kramer, Past President of the NYSSCPA’s Nassau Chapter, Recognized in Newsletter

November 01, 2010

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Newsday: Eric Kramer on Family Finance: Not Too Late to Challenge Dad’s Will

To view this article, please copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://www.newsday.com/business/yourmoney/ny-bzbrenner065751303jul06,0,2892921.column This article was posted with…

July 06, 2008

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Newsday: Eric Kramer on Transferring Property into a Limited Liability Company

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June 01, 2008

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Newsday: Eric Kramer Explains Will v. Deed Precedence

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May 25, 2008

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Press Releases

Eric M. Kramer Appointed to the Tilles Center Board

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce that Eric M. Kramer has recently been appointed to the Tilles Center for the…

April 05, 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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31 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Leading Lawyers in their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 31 attorneys selected to the 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New…

September 20, 2017

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30 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2016 Leading Lawyers in their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 30 attorneys selected to the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New…

September 21, 2016

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30 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2015 Leading Lawyers in their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 30 attorneys selected to the 2015 New York Super Lawyers and New York…

September 16, 2015

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30 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2014 Leading Lawyers in their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 30 attorneys named to the 2014 New York Super Lawyers and New York…

September 23, 2014

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Farrell Fritz Partner Eric M. Kramer to Serve as Chair of the NYSSCPA’s Board Governance Task Force

Trusts & Estates partner and Certified Public Accountant Eric M. Kramer will serve as chair of the New York State…

June 13, 2013

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Farrell Fritz Partner Eric M. Kramer Appointed Co-Chair of the NYSSCPA’s Estate Planning Committee

Trusts and estates partner and Certified Public Accountant Eric M. Kramer has been appointed co-chair of the Estate Planning Committee…

June 03, 2013

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Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as Leading Lawyers in their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz congratulates ten partners and one counsel on being selected for the 2012 New York Super Lawyers – Metro…

October 11, 2012

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Farrell Fritz Partner, Eric M. Kramer, Appointed to New York State Society of CPAs PAC Board of Trustees

Farrell Fritz trusts and estates partner and Certified Public Accountant, Eric M. Kramer, has recently been appointed to the New…

July 02, 2012

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Farrell Fritz Partner, Eric M. Kramer, Receives CPA Society’s Distinguished Service Award

Farrell Fritz trusts and estates partner and Certified Public Accountant, Eric M. Kramer, recently received the Nassau Chapter of the…

June 09, 2011

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Farrell Fritz Partner, Eric M. Kramer, Appointed to NYS CPA Society’s Board of Directors

Farrell Fritz trusts and estates partner, and Certified Public Accountant, Eric M. Kramer, was recently appointed to the New York…

June 01, 2011

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Pro Bono

Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation

LIAF began in 1988 in typical grass-roots fashion. Five women, each of whom had a parent or grandparent with Alzheimer’s…

January 01, 2010

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Recognition

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Super Lawyer

New York—Metro (Estate Planning & Probate) 2012–2018

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AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell

Peer Review Rating

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New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Nassau Chapter

2011 Distinguished Service Award

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Interfaith Nutrition Network

2014 Annual Golf Outing Honoree

Community Work

Eric is chair of the annual golf outing for the Interfaith Nutrition Network (INN), a nonprofit organization with over one dozen soup kitchens and homeless shelters. He volunteers as a summer parent for the Fresh Air Fund. In addition, Eric serves on the estate planning committees for North Shore University Hospital, as a committee member of Medical Mission International, and on the Heart Advisory Council of the Long Island Chapter of the American Heart Association. Eric is also a board member of the Tilles Center.