Norman J. Benford - Greenberg Traurig LLP

Norman J. Benford

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1983
Phone: 305-579-0660

Norman J. Benford counsels high-net-worth individuals and families in connection with estate planning and other complex tax issues, as well as business succession and other non-tax family matters. Norm also counsels individuals and institutions serving as fiduciaries of estates, trusts and guardianships in connection with administrative matters and disputes with the Internal Revenue Service.

Yale UniversityBA 1959Yale University
International Academy of Estate and Trust LawAmerican Bar AssociationAdvisory Committee, Philip E. Heckerling Institute on Estate PlanningAmerican College of Trust and Estate CounselEndowment Committee, University of MiamiFairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Board of TrusteesPlymouth Congregational Church, Board of TrusteesDoral/Ryder Open, Board of GovernorsMercy Hospital, Executive Committee, Board of TrusteesFlorida Philharmonic Orchestra, Board of Trustees

Case History

Areas of Concentration
  • Personal estate planning
  • Resolution of estate, gift and generation-skipping tax disputes with IRS
  • Business succession
  • International estate and pre-immigration planning
  • Administration of trusts and estates, including contested probate and trust matters
  • Establishment and operation of private and public charitable organizations
  • Negotiation and preparation of marital agreements

Office Location

333 SE Second Avenue, Suite 4400
Miami, FL 33131
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Trusts and Estates of the Miami Metro Area
Norman J. Benford has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Trusts and Estates