Mr. Blumberg is a partner in Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP’s Trusts and Estates Department. He is based in the firm’s New York City office.
Mr. Blumberg’s broad legal and practical experience enables him to advise clients in a wide range of areas, including estate and gift planning, estate and trust administration, real estate, business transactions, and tax issues including charitable giving. Mr. Blumberg also represents a number of public and private charitable organizations. He takes immense satisfaction from his close client relationships, as he has represented and counseled many clients’ families for generations. Mr. Blumberg has been a Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated attorney for over 30 years, and a New York Super Lawyer since 2009.
In 1977, Mr. Blumberg established Gerald & Lawrence Blumberg, LLP, a New York law firm that specialized in representing individuals, families and their business and charitable ventures. Mr. Blumberg and his colleagues at Gerald & Lawrence Blumberg, LLP joined Kurzman Eisenberg in January, 2017.
Mr. Blumberg is involved in many philanthropic causes, especially Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science, which he has served for over 35 years. He is currently a member of the Institute’s Executive Board and Management Committee, a Trustee and Chair of the Oversight Board of its multi-billion dollar global endowment, and Chair of the Board of Trustees of its Feinberg Graduate School. In 2013, Mr. Blumberg completed three terms as National Chair of the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science, Inc., where he continues to play a major role. In 2001, the Weizmann Institute of Science awarded Mr. Blumberg a Ph.D., Honoris Causa for his service.
Mr. Blumberg also serves on the Board of Copland House, Inc., an organization which supports American classical music and emerging composers from its base in Aaron Copland’s former home in Westchester County, and is a Director of the Columbia Law School Association.