Elizabeth Forspan Esq.
Elizabeth often lectures on various aspects of Elder Care Planning, Tax Law and Estate Planning. Elizabeth recently lectured on the Use of Trusts and Gifts in Elder Planning before the New York State Society of CPAs and on the Tax and Medicaid Implications of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (“ATRA”) before the Suffolk County Bar Association. Elizabeth has also written and lectured extensively on the topic of Casualty Loss Deductions. Elizabeth co-authored the award winning cover article for the February 2013 edition of the CPA Journal entitled “Casualty Losses for Property Damaged by Hurricane Sandy.” In June of 2014, Elizabeth was the recipient of the prestigious Max Block Award for Outstanding Article in the Category of Technical Analysis, awarded by the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ CPA Journal for her article on casualty losses.
Prior to joining the firm, Elizabeth was an associate with a prominent Long Island Trusts and Estates law firm where she specialized in Elder Law, Taxation and Estate Planning. Prior to that, Elizabeth was a Tax Manager with Ernst & Young LLP, where she focused on Mergers and Acquisitions, Executive Compensation, Equity Compensation, Employment Tax and Employee Benefits. Elizabeth has extensive experience working on business transactions and tax based engagements in the financial services, retail and insurance industries on both the buyer and seller sides.
Elizabeth earned her Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law. Elizabeth received her B.A. from Queens College of the City University of New York, where she graduated summa cum laude and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.