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I have the best job because I get to practice what I call ‘positive law’. By being practical, patient and creative in my work, I’m able to make a positive impact on the lives of my clients. I feel lucky to have such good clients and to enjoy coming to work every day.

Mr. Feinberg's practice focuses on estate planning, estate administration, elder law, wills and trusts, tax and business planning for individuals, corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, and tax controversies. 

Mr. Feinberg serves as a strategic advisor to individuals, families, business owners, executors and trustees, counseling clients on a comprehensive range of issues within the areas of tax, trust and estate law. His work encompasses the structuring of wealth preservation strategies and the preparation of estate planning documents such as wills, living wills, powers of attorney, trust agreements and special needs trusts.  Mr. Feinberg advises executors and trustees on the practical and successful administration of estates and trusts, including the minimization of estate tax liability and oversight of the will probate process. He assists clients with the formation of corporations, limited liability companies and other business entities, the preparation of buy-sell agreements, the orderly transfer of business interests from one generation to another, the structuring of real estate transactions including like-kind exchanges, and the preparation of federal and New Jersey estate tax returns and New Jersey inheritance tax returns.  He represents clients in tax controversy matters before the Internal Revenue Service and the New Jersey Department of Taxation.

Mr. Feinberg has significant experience in the niche area of elder law.  He guides clients through the challenges associated with planning for nursing home or other long term care needs, guardianship issues, and the facilitation of a client’s eligibility for Medicaid and related government programs and benefits. 

Honors & Awards

  • Recipient of the 2021 Middlesex County Bar Association "Transactional Award"
  • Fellow, American College of Trust & Estate Counsel
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© (a trademark of Woodward/White, Inc.) in the Elder Law and Trusts and Estates practice areas (2006 – present)
  • Listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters business) in the Estate Planning & Probate, Elder Law and Tax: Business practice areas (2009 – present)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rated AV® Preeminent (a trademark of Internet Brands, Inc.) (1994 – present)

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Uniquely NJ

  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association; Taxation Law Section, Real Property, Trust and Estate Section, Elder and Disability Law Section
  • Member, Middlesex County Bar Association; co-Chair, Elder Law Section; Former Chair, Probate and Trust Section
  • Trustee, Greater Middlesex-Somerset Estate Planning Council
  • President, Woodbridge Rotary Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
  • Past President, Tri-County Estate Planning Council
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More Activities & Experience

  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member, American Bar Association; Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section; Former Vice Chair, Elder Law Committee of the Section of General Practice

Presentations & Speaking Engagements

Publications & Alerts

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New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 1982

The George Washington University Law School, J.D. with honors, 1981

Bucknell University, B.A., 1978

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1981
  • New York, 1982
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1981
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1983

Michael K. Feinberg Listed in Best Lawyers

Michael K. Feinberg
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Michael K. Feinberg Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent

A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolades are based can be found HERE. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.