Mary Pokojny O'Reilly is a partner in the Trusts and Estates Group and the Tax Exempt Organization Group of Meltzer Lippe.
Mary assists individuals and families in the preservation and transfer of wealth. Her clients include family business owners, real estate developers, investment bankers, private equity fund managers, physicians, inventors, entertainers, business professionals, retirees, non-resident aliens, domestic partners and those of inherited wealth.
A frequent lecturer to other estate planning professionals, Mary has spoken at prominent national legal conferences such as the American Bar Association's Real Property, Trusts and Estates Section's Spring Symposia and Practicing Law Institute's Annual Estate Planning Institute.
Prior to joining Meltzer Lippe in January 2011, Mary practiced for over seven years in the Trusts and Estates Group of the international law firm of Fulbright & Jaworkski, LLP in New York City, where she represented ultra high net worth individuals and families.
Mary received her L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 2007. She received her J.D., cum laude, from St. John's University School of Law in 2003, where she attended law school on a full academic scholarship and served as Managing Editor of the St. John's Law Review. She received her BA, cum laude, from SUNY Binghamton in 1998.