T. Randolph Harris Esq.


After serving an appellate clerkship and engaging in practice at other firms in the New York area, Mr. Harris joined McLaughlin & Stern as co-chair of the Trusts & Estates Department in 2000. He is currently a partner with the firm and his practice relates primarily to estate planning, the administration of estates and trusts, and the resolution of controversies in the Surrogate’s Court.

Mr. Harris is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York University, where he teaches Estate Planning in the Graduate Tax Law Program. He has chaired various committees of the Tax Section and the Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and a Fellow and former Regent of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, where he is a past Chair of its Committee on Fiduciary Income Taxes. He is a member of the American Law Institute and the Estates, Gifts and Trusts Advisory Board of Tax Management, Inc., a former director of the New York City Estate Planning Council, and a member of the Channel 13 Professional Advisors Board, the Anti-Defamation League Planned Giving Advisory Board, the Rockefeller University Committee on Trust and Estate Gift Plans, and the Princeton University Planned Giving Advisory Committee, and Co-Chair of the Simon Wiesenthal - New York Tolerance Center Professional Advisory Board, and the Museum of Art and Design Professional Advisory Committee.

LL.M., New York University School of Law
J.D., New York University School of Law (1977)
Princeton University (1974)

T. Randolph Harris is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Estate Tax Advisory Board.