Lois Tilton

Lois Tilton has practiced in the field of trusts and estates for over thirty years. Her practice includes sophisticated estate and gift planning, estate administration and planning for owners of closely held business interests, particularly involving real estate entities, business succession planning, and other private client services. Ms. Tilton particularly enjoys counseling families with multi-generational planning concerns.

As part of her administration practice, Ms. Tilton has successfully represented her clients in numerous federal and state estate tax audits. She regularly represents charitable and individual beneficiaries of estates in various Surrogate's Court matters, and has experience handling estate and trust litigation.

Ms. Tilton is a Martindale Hubbell AV Rated attorney and a New York Super Lawyer. Since 2012, Ms. Tilton has also been named as one of the top Women Attorneys in the New York Metro area.

Prior to joining Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP, Ms. Tilton was a partner in Gerald & Lawrence Blumberg, a boutique trusts and estates practice in New York City, and previously worked at Reid & Priest.


  • Harvard University (J.D., 1984)
  • Barnard College (B.A.,1981, summa cum laude)


  • New York


  • New York City Bar Association
    • Trusts, Estates and Surrogate's Court Committee (Member, 1994, 2013–2014)
    • Estate and Gift Taxation Committee (Member, 2014–2017)
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Committee on Estate and Gift Taxation (Member 2016–present)
  • American Bar Association
  • Trusts and Estates Group of the Law Division of UJA Federation of New York
    • Past Chair
    • Member

Speaking Engagements

  • Hot Federal & NY Issues in Estate Planning - NYCBA 11/10/2016
  • Ownership of Cooperative Apartments and Condominiums by Trusts - NYCBA 11/16/2016
  • Current Trends in Estate Planning - What Gift Planners Need to Know - PGGGNY - 11/18/2015