Nathan J. Seifert is a Partner in HDRB&B’s Trusts & Estates Department. Nathan represents clients in a wide range of matters including estate and tax planning, special needs planning, estate administration, trust administration, residential and commercial real estate transactions, business formation and corporate counseling.

Nathan is a graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law. Prior to graduating from Seton Hall, Nathan served as an Income Tax Specialist for the Center for Social Justice in the IRS affiliated Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA). While participating in the VITA program, he prepared and reviewed tax returns to maximize tax savings and to ensure compliance with applicable tax laws.

Nathan also served as a law clerk for the Office of General Counsel at Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. During his time with Mercedes-Benz, Nathan assisted General Counsel in the areas of Patent and Copyright Enforcement as well as Lemon Law defense.

In 2008, Nathan served as a judicial intern in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Special Civil Part, for the Honorable Michael P. Wright. While clerking for Judge Wright, Nathan reviewed pleadings, drafted briefs and memoranda of law and assisted with mediation.

Professional Affiliations

  • Greater New Jersey Estate Planning Council, Inc.
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Law Section
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Tax Law Section
  • Washington, D.C. Bar Association, Tax Law Section

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers as “Rising Star”, 2014-2020

Speaking Engagements

  • Long-Term Care Planning Strategies, Caregivers United, 2018
  • Using Advance Directives in Estate Planning, Brightview Lake Tappan, 2019
  • Introduction to Elder Law, The Alliance for Senior Services, 2019

Prior Experience

  • Law Clerk, Mercedes Benz USA, 2009
  • Honorable Michael P. Wright, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Special Civil Part
    • Clerk

Civic & Charitable Activities

  • Wills for Heroes Foundation, Pro Bono Will Draftsman
  • Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC), Pro Bono Taxpayer Advocate,
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), Volunteer Income Tax Counselor
  • Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE), Volunteer Tax Advisor

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 2010
  • Eastern University, B.A, summa cum laude 2007

Clerkship

  • Hon. Michael P. Wright, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Special Civil Part

Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2010
  • New York, 2012
  • Washington, District of Columbia, 2013
  • Pennsylvania, 2018
  • U.S. Tax Court 2013
  • U.S., District of New Jersey, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2012