Spencer L.

Estate Litigation


New York City & Uniondale

T: 646-237-1808|F: 646-237-1818

About Spencer

Spencer L. Reames concentrates his practice in estate litigation, where he represents clients throughout the New York metropolitan area in probate contests, contested accounting proceedings, discovery proceedings, and other miscellaneous proceedings. His practice includes conducting pretrial discovery, legal research, and drafting motion papers.

Prior to joining Farrell Fritz, Spencer was a staff attorney at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler in New York, NY, focusing on civil litigation. He was also an associate in the Trusts & Estates department at Davis Polk & Wardwell from 2003 to 2008, where he focused on estate planning and administration. While in law school, Spencer served as an intern at the New York State Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District, Second Department.

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  • St. John’s University
  • St. John’s University School of Law

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Affiliations & Appointments

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Queens County Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association

Articles & Advisories

In re Kramer and the Enforceability of Charitable Pledges

October 14, 2014

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Press Releases

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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Three Farrell Fritz Attorneys Elected Fellows of The New York Bar Foundation

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce that Hillary A. Frommer, Jordan S. Linn and Spencer L. Reames were recently elected…

January 22, 2016

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Farrell Fritz Promotes Three Associates to Counsel

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce the promotions of Robert M. Connelly, Toni J. Hoverkamp and Spencer L. Reames to…

January 08, 2016

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Three Associates Join Farrell Fritz

Toni J. Hoverkamp, an Aquebogue, NY resident, is an associate in the firm’s real estate, land use and municipal departments.…

October 28, 2011

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