Mr. Schorr joined Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel, L.L.C. in 2002, and practices primarily in the areas of Trusts, Estate Planning and Probate. Mr. Schorr is certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization as a Specialist in Estate Planning and Estate Administration. He advises clients in all aspects of estate planning and estate administration, and he is recognized as an authority in the fields of Special Needs Trusts and Medicaid Planning. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Academy of Special Needs Planners, the New Orleans Estate Planning Council, and the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning.
Mr. Schorr received his undergraduate degree from Tulane University and his Juris Doctor from the Loyola University School of Law, where he served on the editorial board of the Loyola University Journal of Public Interest Law as Articles Editor. Mr. Schorr was also awarded a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M.) in Elder Law (with Honors) from the Stetson University School of Law. Mr. Schorr has received several awards for Law Excellence in the areas of Federal Taxation of Wealth Transmission and Federal Income Taxation.
Mr. Schorr is approved as a Dispute Resolution Arbitrator by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and frequently serves on arbitration panels deciding cases of securities law violation and broker/dealer misconduct.
The Estate Planning and Probate Group ofSessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel, L.L.C. has a long, distinguished history serving the legal needs of individuals and families in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana. Our legal team includes some of the most accomplished estate planning and probate lawyers in Louisiana:
- As a longtime member of the Louisiana Law Institute, our senior partner, Max Nathan Jr., is a principal author of Louisiana legislation on community property, successions, donations, wills and partnerships.
- Two of our lawyers, Max Nathan Jr. and Carole Cukell Neff, wrote the pre-eminent treatise on Louisiana estate planning and administration law: Louisiana Estate Planning, Will Drafting and Estate Administration (LEXIS Law Publishing, Second Edition).
- Three of our attorneys, Max Nathan Jr., Carole Cukell Neff and Eric M. Schorr, are board-certified Estate Planning and Estate Administration Specialists, certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization.
- One of our attorneys, Carole Cukell Neff, Is the sole New Orleans member of the Special Needs Alliance, and one of our attorneys, Eric M. Schorr, is a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners and holds a Master of Laws Degree in Elder Law Planning.
Our rich background provides us with experience and insight that provide tangible benefits to our clients. Estate planning is not one aspect of our practice. It is our practice. Our focus on wills, trusts, special needs planning and other areas of estate planning has translated to peace of mind for our many clients in New Orleans and throughout surrounding Louisiana communities.