Robert M. Godzeno (“Rob”) practices primarily in trusts & estates and real estate law, assisting clients (both individual and institutional) with matters involving estate planning, estate and trust administration, probate, charitable contributions, formation and operation of non-profit organizations and real estate transactions.
Rob is admitted to the bar in Connecticut and New York, and he is a member of the American Bar Association and the ABA’s Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section; the Connecticut Bar Association, and the CBA’s Estates & Probate Section Executive Committee; and the Fairfield County Bar Association.
Prior to joining Mead, Bromley & Bishop, Rob was an Associate in the Estates & Personal Group of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City, where he represented domestic and international families, trust companies and charitable organizations in complex planning, tax, administration and governance matters. He was also active with the firm’s pro bono efforts to prepare basic estate planning documents for low income clinic patients with terminal illness.
Rob graduated from Amherst College in 2006 (B.A., with distinction; Phi Beta Kappa) and Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2009 (J.D., summa cum laude). He was the Executive Managing Editor of the Quinnipiac Law Review during the 2008-2009 academic year.
Rob’s publications and speaking engagements include:
The Role of Ultrasound Imaging in Informed Consent Legislation After Gonzales v. Carhart, 27 Quinnipiac L. Rev. 285 (2009)
Rob, a native of Norwalk, now lives in Stamford with his wife, Jen, and their young daughter. Rob is Moderator of the First Congregational Church of Stamford and active with People Friendly Stamford. He is looking forward to finding new opportunities to serve the community and the legal profession.
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