Of Note

  • Certificate of Appreciation from Lawyers Fund for Client Protection

Community Service

  • Past member, Board of Directors - Temple Beth Zion; Bureau of Jewish Education; Jewish Community Center; American Jewish Committee Buffalo-Niagara Chapter

Speaking Engagements

  • Past faculty member - UB Tax Certificate Program at SUNY Buffalo
  • Past presenter for Lorman Education Services

Biography

Since the firm's founding in 1995, Mr. Gartner has acted in an "of counsel" capacity to Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC. He represents the firm's clients in connection with wills and estate matters, as well as trusts and guardianships, when necessary. For several years prior to his association with Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC, Mr. Gartner worked at a large local CPA firm as a tax manager. He is well-versed in the complicated procedures and considerations encountered in settling asbestos lawsuits and works closely with Lipstiz & Ponterio attorneys to ensure proper statutory compliance and distribution of lawsuit proceeds.

Aside from his work for Lipsitz & Ponterio clients, Mr. Gartner has a facility with estate planning and frequently handles residential and commercial small business matters and real estate transactions.

News & Insights

Community/Civic Activities

  • Past member, Board of Directors - Temple Beth Zion; Bureau of Jewish Education; Jewish Community Center; American Jewish Committee Buffalo-Niagara Chapter

Speaking Engagements

  • Past faculty member - UB Tax Certificate Program at SUNY Buffalo
  • Past presenter for Lorman Education Services

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Association of Erie County (Surrogate’s Court Practice, Real Estate, Elder Law committees)
  • New York State Bar Association (Trusts and Estates and Elder Law committees)

Education

Education

  • B.A., 1979, Economics, cum laude, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • J.D., 1984, State University of New York at Buffalo Law School

Admissions

  • 1985 - New York State