Christopher N. McGann is an associate in the firm’s Estate Planning and Administration & Wealth Preservation Practice Group where he focuses his practice on preparing estate plans and representing estate fiduciaries.
Chris has extensive experience utilizing wills with testamentary trusts, A/B trusts, advance directives and power of attorney forms and provides strategic counseling on available estate planning strategies involving inter vivos revocable trusts, supplemental needs trusts, life insurance trusts and limited liability corporations. Chris represents both individuals and families and frequently collaborates with his client’s financial advisors and accountants to maximize wealth preservation and ensure his client’s estate planning goals are realized.
Additionally, Chris represents estate fiduciaries throughout the estate administration process. His counseling includes ascertaining the value of the assets of the estate, settling any legally-owed debts and claims of creditors and preparing and filing the applicable inheritance tax return, accounting and release agreements.
Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin, Chris worked as a trusts and estates associate for a New Jersey based commercial law firm and prior to that at a boutique trusts and estates firm.
Chris is a graduate of Rutgers Law School and served as an articles editor for the Rutgers Law Journal. Currently, he is working towards his LL.M. in Taxation from Villanova University. After graduating from law school, he served as a law clerk to the Hon. Margaret Goodzeit, then in the Family Part of the Superior Court of New Jersey. In his spare time, Chris enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, tackling DIY projects and following the New York Rangers and Yankees.
He was selected for inclusion in the 2022 New Jersey Rising Stars list, published by Super Lawyers® and issued by Thompson Reuters.