Naim D. Bulbulia is the Chair of HDRB&B’s Trust & Estates Department and focuses his practice on drafting all types of wills, trusts and other estate planning documents, including family limited liability company agreements, prenuptial agreements, cross purchase agreements, documents to complete sales to intentionally defective grantor trusts, and private foundation formation documents. Naim advises clients on various types of planning, including, but not limited to, federal estate and gift tax, asset protection, federal income tax, business succession, philanthropic, and premarital. Naim also advises clients on choosing financial advisors, including investment professionals, accountants and insurance agents.
Naim administers estates, serves as a fiduciary for estates and trusts, and advises executors and trustees in the discharge of their fiduciary duties. Naim also provides representation of individuals in will contests and other trusts and estates related litigation matters and assists matrimonial attorneys in evaluating and resolving (and where necessary, litigating) the treatment of clients’ interests in existing trusts in divorce actions. In addition, Naim counsels business owners regarding the sale of their businesses and formulating overall business strategies.
Prior to joining HDRB&B, Naim chaired the Trusts & Estates Department at Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C. He also was an associate at Dewey Ballantine, LLP and Kirkland & Ellis, LLP.
Naim has published articles on a variety of issues, including, the importance of interim wills for divorcing clients, the importance of insurance trusts in matrimonial agreements and protecting a business from a divorce. Naim was selected to the list of Top Young Attorneys in New Jersey by peer recognition and New Jersey Monthly in 2009-2013, and to the list of Super Lawyers in Trusts & Estates in 2015-2021. New Jersey Law Journal selected Naim as one of 50 New Leaders of the Bar in 2012.
Naim formerly served as a Trustee for the Harvard Law School Association of New Jersey, as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Association for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ), as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Northern New Jersey Squash and Racquets Association (NNJSRA), as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Millburn Soccer Club and as a member of the Board of Trustees for Millburn-Short Hills Youth Baseball.