Lee-ford Tritt

Professor of Law
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Lee-ford Tritt, NYU School of Law, J.D., LL.M., is a law professor at the University of Florida College of Law and Director of the Center for Estate Planning.  Prof. Tritt is an Academic Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.  Prof. Tritt also is an officer of the American Association of Law Schools’ Trusts & Estates Division. 
     In addition, Prof. Tritt serves as Vice Chair of the ABA RPTE Law Section’s Outreach Committee as well as a Vice Chair of a committee for the Non-Tax Estate Planning Considerations Group.  He also is an adviser for the Committee on an Act on the Recovery of Stolen Cultural and Artistic Property for the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.  Before joining UF College of Law in 2005, Prof. Tritt spent eight years in the New York City trusts and estates departments of Davis, Polk & Wardwell and Milbank, Tweed. 
     Prof. Tritt’s strong commitment to students and the practice of law has helped earn him Professor of the Year for the academic years 2008/2009; 2009/2010; 2010/2011; 2011/2012 and 2012/2013.  In addition, he received the University of Florida’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Education in 2011 and the University’s Impact Award in 2012.   
    Prof. Tritt is a frequent lecturer across the country on various estate planning issues, including presentations for the ABA’s RPTE Law Section’s annual meetings, the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning and the Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute.  Prof. Tritt is admitted to practice in the New York, Florida, California and New Jersey bars.
 
Education:

LL.M., in Taxation, New York University School of Law
J.D., New York University School of Law
B.A., University of the South
 
Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:

(Commissioned) 815 T.M., Estate Planning for Authors and Artists (co-author)