Stephen Kirschenbaum


Stephen Kirschenbaum is an attorney in GH&P’s Estate Planning and Business Transactions departments.  He provides counsel across a wide array of industries in traditional estate planning and corporate matters.  Stephen focuses his practice on the full spectrum of his clients’ estate planning needs and represents individuals and families who own and operate a wide range of businesses.  He helps clients tailor plans that best protect and distribute their assets to attain not just the legal realities of their wishes, but their spirit and context as well. 

In that regard, Mr. Kirschenbaum frequently works with clients utilizing a variety of tools to aid in business succession planning to transition the ownership, management, and distribution of a family business from first generation business owners to the next generation of family business operators.  He provides an assortment of services, including estate planning and administration, later-life or longevity planning, business succession planning, as well as assistance with charitable planning and establishing or refining family foundations. 

Prior to joining GH&P, Stephen served as an attorney at a law firm in midtown Manhattan. While there, he assisted clients with employment-based and family-based nonimmigrant and immigrant matters, including employment petitions for immigrant employees, intracompany transferees, treaty investors, specialty workers, and individuals with extraordinary abilities.  His clients included companies in the advertising, entertainment, media, investment, healthcare, software and technology, and real estate industries, as well as nonprofit organizations.

Stephen is a proficient Hebrew speaker.


J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 2008.
B.A., Yeshiva University, 2004.

Bar & Professional Memberships

New York State Bar Association.
New Jersey State Bar Association.

Practice Areas

Business Transactions
Estate Planning