Business Law and Tax Planning Attorney

Victor S. Elgort is Chair of the firm’s Tax Group. He also serves as the Chair of the firm’s E-Commerce & Information Technology Practice Group. His practice concentrates on business law and tax planning, including the structuring of partnerships and joint ventures, tax-saving real estate and business exit strategies, executive compensation, and domestic and international estate planning matters. Victor organized and created the first limited liability company in New Jersey. He has authored the standard form operating agreements and other documents for limited liability companies published by Julius Blumberg, Inc., including both the forms for use in New Jersey and the generic forms offered nationwide for limited liability companies. Victor has more than 30 years experience in corporate and transactional matters for various professional practices. This includes advising clients about mergers and acquisitions, various business ventures, and creative business arrangements and alliances. In addition, he is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Victor is a frequent lecturer at tax planning courses, including continuing education seminars. He has authored extensive material published by the National Business Institute, Lorman Education Services, Professional Education Seminars, and other national seminar companies, including “Partnerships, LLCs and LLPs: Organization and Operation,” “Asset Protection Planning in New Jersey,” “Limited Liability Companies in New Jersey,” “Transferring Business Wealth,” “Administration of the Estate in New Jersey,” “Planning Opportunities with Living Trusts in New Jersey,” “New Jersey Probate: Beyond the Basics,” “A Practical Guide to Estate Administration in New Jersey,” and “Family Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies in New Jersey.” In the area of e-commerce & information technology law, Victor (trained as an engineer) advises our business clients, including software, biotech, e-commerce, and other companies with proprietary technology, on transactional matters, joint ventures, and alliances, intellectual property licenses and transactions, software contracting, financing transactions, and asset, stock, and other acquisitions and mergers. Victor regularly works with clients on Internet-related information technology, R&D, product development, collaboration, distribution, manufacturing, employment, consulting, and stockholder and investor arrangements. Victor is included in the Trusts and Estates section of The Best Lawyers in America and has been named by his peers as a New Jersey Super Lawyer in the Tax section.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of New Jersey
  • State Bar of New York
  • State Bar of Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Tax Court

Education

New York University School of Law, 40 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012
LLM - Master of Laws - 1981
Cornell University Law School, Myron Taylor Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853
JD - Juris Doctor - 1976
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 7 College Ave, New Brunswick, NJ
BS - Bachelor of Science - 1973

Career Highlights

  • Victor S. Elgort has earned the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® status.
  • Victor S. Elgort was selected to the 2014 Super Lawyers list.
  • Victor S. Elgort was selected to the 2018 Best Lawyers® list.

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