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Robert  C. Segear


Wealth and Succession Planning


  • University of Miami School of Law, LL.M. in Estate Planning (2011)
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D. (2007)
  • Emory University, B.A. (2004)


New York
New Jersey
Robert C. Segear
Tel: (212) 682-1800
Fax: (212) 682-1850
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Rob counsels domestic and multinational individuals, families, family offices, and fiduciary companies in the areas of tax, estate planning, and estate and trust administration.  He holds a Legal Master’s degree (LL.M.) in Estate Planning from the University of Miami School of Law and is a graduate of the Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). 
Rob advises multinational clients with pre-immigration and post-immigration tax planning, issues involving U.S. and non-U.S. beneficiaries, structuring foreign investment in U.S. real estate, and developing wealth transfer structures.  He regularly prepares revocable and irrevocable dynasty trusts and U.S.-situs wills as part of planning to address income, estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes.  
Rob represents domestic clients in a wide-variety of legal matters in New York, New Jersey, and Florida, including sophisticated estate and tax planning, probate and estate administration, and trust funding and administration.
Following his graduation from Seton Hall University School of Law, Rob served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable William A. Daniel in Union County, New Jersey.
As an adjunct professor, Rob taught Introduction to Probate and Estate Planning at the Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning at the University of Miami School of Law.  In addition, Rob has presented on Estate Planning for Snowbirds at the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Education’s (NJICLE’s) Fall 2016 CLEfest and Estate Administration from Start to Finish, at the National Business Institute.
In 2013, Rob received a Pro Bono Service Award from Put Something Back, a program through the Dade Legal Aid that matches attorneys with clients in need of legal services in Miami, Florida.


Selected to the Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate
Recognized on the Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" List, 2016-2018
Recipient of the Pro Bono Service Award, Put Something Back, 2013