Brach Eichler Appoints Susan Dromsky-Reed to Firm’s Executive Committee
Roseland, NJ, (April 9, 2019) – Brach Eichler LLC today announced that Susan Dromsky-Reed, a Member in the firm’s Trusts and Estates, Tax and Family Law practice areas, has been elected to its five–member Executive Committee. Dromsky-Reed is the first woman in the firm’s history to serve in this role.
“We could not be more pleased to welcome Susan to Brach Eichler’s Executive Committee,” said John D. Fanburg, Managing Member. “Susan is a highly accomplished attorney and a trusted partner who brings a wealth of business and financial expertise to the Committee. Her exceptional character, sound judgment, and deep commitment to the growth and welfare of the firm exemplify the best of Brach Eichler. I speak for the entire Executive Committee when I say we could not be more delighted to work with Susan in this new capacity.”
Speaking on her appointment, Dromsky-Reed commented, “I am honored to be joining the Executive Committee and working with my partners to identify new opportunities for growth as well as provide exceptional counsel and service to our clients. Since joining Brach Eichler over 20 years ago, I have been impressed with the firm’s passion and dedication to mentorship and collaboration. In my new role, I hope to continue to cultivate an environment that is supportive, energizing, and allows our entire firm to thrive and succeed.”
Dromsky-Reed focuses her practice on estate planning for families and individuals, as well as tax advice regarding spousal, intergenerational, and business succession; charitable planning; life insurance planning; and the preparation of prenuptial agreements. She also assists individuals in creating wills, irrevocable trusts and living revocable trusts and helps clients draft and understand financial powers of attorney, living wills, and health care agent designations. In addition, Dromsky-Reed works with clients to implement sophisticated trust structures and gifting techniques, provides fiduciary advice for ongoing trust management, and routinely assists clients with complex estate administration. She also advises nonprofit entities on the formation and management of charitable trusts and private foundations.
Admitted as a Fellow to the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel in 2015, she was also named among New Jersey Super Lawyers for 2017 and 2018 and to Best Lawyers in America® for 2019. Dromsky-Reed is a Trustee of the Essex County Estate Planning Council and a Member of the Board and Chair of the Scholarship Committee of Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ), whose mission is to ensure that women have equal opportunity and representation in senior corporate leadership. Last year, she was elected to the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Real Property Trust & Estate Law Section Board of Consultors, which is responsible for reviewing potential legislation and making recommendations for legislation and regulations to the New Jersey Supreme Court and the Bar Association.
Dromsky-Reed joined Brach Eichler as an associate in 1997. Earlier in her career, Dromsky-Reed was a law clerk for the Honorable Robert J. Passero (Ret.), Superior Court of New Jersey, Passaic County, Family Part.
She is admitted to practice in New Jersey and before the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. Dromsky-Reed earned a J.D., with honors, from George Washington University School of Law, an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University, and a B.A., magna cum laude, with honors, from Hamilton College. She resides in Kinnelon, New Jersey.
About Brach Eichler LLC
Brach Eichler, LLC, is a full-service law firm based in Roseland, NJ. With over 70 attorneys, the firm is focused in the following practice areas: Health Law; Real Estate; Litigation; Trusts & Estates; Business Transactions and Financial Services; Personal Injury; Criminal Defense and Government Investigations; Employment Services; Environmental & Land Use; Family Law; Patent, Intellectual Property & Information Technology; Real Estate Tax Appeals; Tax; and Cannabis Law. Brach Eichler attorneys have been recognized by clients and peers alike in Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, and New Jersey Super Lawyers. For more information, visit www.bracheichler.com.