Trust and Estate Planning, Estate Tax Planning, and Trust and Estate Administration Services
Mary concentrates her practice in the areas of estate and tax planning, and estate and trust administration. She works with clients in developing and structuring their estate plans, and effects the planning with preparation of Wills and trusts, beneficiary designation formats, powers of attorney, health care decision documents, family partnerships and limited liability companies. She counsels clients on methods of incorporating charitable giving into their estate plans to achieve family goals, and to achieve tax advantages. She assists business owners in succession planning and implementation of their plans.
Professional and Community Affiliations
Monroe County Bar Association
Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys
New York State Bar Association
Trusts and Estates Section of Monroe County Bar Association
Trusts and Estates Section of New York State Bar Association
Former member of the Executive Committee of the Trusts and Estates Section of the Monroe County Bar Association
Estate Planning Council of Rochester
Member of Board of Directors of Sojourner Development Corporation
Member and President of Monica Housing, LLC
Member of Board of Directors of Cracker Box Palace at Alasa Farms, Inc.
Member and Secretary, Board of Directors of the Highland Park Conservancy
Planned Giving and Endowment Committee of the Rochester Area Community Foundation
Former member of the Board of Directors of Sojourner Hall for Women
Former member of Rochester Area Contemporary Art Center, Inc.
Former member of Rochester Area Community Foundation
Mary Fisher became an associate in the law firm of Mousaw, Vigdor, Reeves, Heilbronner & Kroll, Rochester, New York in 1980, and joined that firm as a partner in 1987. On January 1, 1995, Mousaw, Vigdor, Reeves, Heilbronner & Kroll merged with Boylan, Brown, Code, Vigdor & Wilson, LLP, and she became of counsel to Boylan Brown. On January 1, 2012, she joined Lacy Katzen LLP.
- Goucher College (B.A., 1964)
- University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (M.S., 1972)
- Cornell Law School (J.D. cum laude, 1979)
- New York State Bar
Mary resides in the City of Rochester. She enjoys walking expeditions, especially in Highland Park; gardening; traveling; and working with small not-for-profit organizations.
Blog Posts & Resources by Mary
Lacy Katzen Attorney’s Commitment to the Community
June 10, 2016Read Blog Post
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