Lawyers of Distinction is pleased to announce that Donald S. Hendel, with an office in North Haven, Connecticut, has been certified as a member. Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States. Lawyers of Distinction does not offer membership to more than 10% of attorneys in any given state. Members are accepted based upon objective evaluation of an attorney’s qualifications, license, reputation, experience, and disciplinary history. Please see www.lawyersofdistinction.com for further details concerning membership qualification.
Mr. Hendel has been practicing wealth preservation planning for over twenty years. He is a graduate of the University of Rochester, has a Masters in Business Administration (concentrating in finance and accounting) from Cornell University, and received his law degree from the University of Connecticut, with honors. In addition, he is a Certified Public Accountant. This background enables him to appreciate and understand the legal as well as the financial objectives of his clients, and to design and recommend planning that is not only consistent with a client’s economic goals but also is cost effective.
Mr. Hendel represents successful professionals, families, and businessmen who own closely held businesses. He participates in a “virtual law firm” with several attorneys with differing areas of expertise. This allows Mr. Hendel’s clients to benefit from the legal advice of experts in many areas, and to insure that their wealth preservation plans incorporate the knowledge of several disciplines. He also has numerous legal and financial contacts throughout the world that enable him to provide clients who have international needs with planning that takes into account both US law as well as the laws of any other applicable country, and to enable clients to obtain expert advice overseas.
Mr. Hendel is admitted to practice law in the States of Connecticut and New York.
Lawyers of Distinction uses it own independent criteria, including both objective and subjective factors in determining if an attorney can be recognized as a Lawyer of Distinction in the United States in his or her respective field. This designation is based upon the proprietary analysis of the Lawyers of Distinction organization alone, and is not intended to be an endorsement by any of the 50 United States Bar Associations or The District of Columbia Bar Association.
Mr. Hendel has been practicing wealth preservation planning for over forty years.