Greenwich, CT/Press/June 13, 2019– John J. Ferguson, Managing Partner with Ferguson Cohen LLP was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 20119-2020 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
“My secret to success has been unending perseverance.” – John J. Ferguson
Individuals and families that have accumulated significant assets have the responsibility to protect their wealth. The estate planning attorneys at Ferguson Cohen LLP a boutique firm in Greenwich, Connecticut, provide their clients with experienced and trusted legal advice in a wide variety of fields: asset protection, pension planning, tax planning, and family business succession planning. In addition they represents clients in commercial real estate, residential real estate and general civil litigation as well as corporate counsel for small and mid-size companies. Ferguson Cohen LLC also have offices in Bridgehampton and White Plains, New York, in addition, they provide legal services from an office in Naples, Florida.
John J. Ferguson, licensed to practice law in New York, since 1966, Connecticut, 1979 and the U.S. Supreme Court in 1970, is the Managing Partner of Ferguson Cohen LLP, and has focused his legal practice for 50 years in the area of trusts and estates with comprehensive focus on tax and estate planning issues. Mr. Ferguson is there to help frame the important directives that will make up his clients comprehensive trust and estate plans.
John J. Ferguson, a former senior partner of Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, formed the firm of Ferguson, Aufsesser, Hallowell & Wrynn, LLP, in January 2006 with Kenneth J. Aufsesser, previously a senior partner of Fair & Aufsesser of White Plains, New York, and former Bleakley Platt & Schmidt attorneys J. Lincoln Hallowell and Gerard M. Wrynn. Also joining the firm as “of counsel” were John E. Meerbergen, former Greenwich, Connecticut, Town Attorney, and Kenneth G. Walsh, former general counsel at United States Trust Company.
In April 2009, Stuart M. Cohen, a former senior partner at Proskauer Rose in New York, brought his extensive commercial real estate practice to the firm and the present name of the firm, Ferguson Cohen LLP, was adopted.
Mr. Ferguson is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law, J.D. and received his Bachelor of Science in History from the College of the Holy Cross.
Recognized as an authority by the New York Law Journal in its article titled “Who’s Who in Trusts & Estates,” he carries an AV rating by Martindale Hubbel, the highest rating given to lawyers. He is also an experienced lecturer on topics of Trusts & Estates, having given seminars for Fortune 100 corporations and Pace University School Of Law.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.
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