Lisa S. Hunter


Practice Areas: Estate & Tax Planning/Probate Law & Estate Administration Attorneys

Lisa S. Hunter, a Partner in and Co-Chair of the Trusts and Estates and Elder Law Practice Groups at Certilman Balin, has concentrated in all aspects of trusts, estates, tax, and succession planning, primarily for high net worth individuals, for more than 30 years.

A member of the Estate Planning Council of Nassau County and the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations, Ms. Hunter serves on the Tax Law and Surrogate’s Court, Estates and Trusts Committees of the Nassau County Bar Association. She is a frequent lecturer in the area of estate tax planning, and has appeared on the Bloomberg Business program “Moneywise.” Ms. Hunter has been quoted extensively in Newsday, Mutual Funds Magazine and many other publications.

In 2012, Long Island Pulse Magazine awarded Ms. Hunter the “Legal Eagle” trophy in the category of Trusts and Estates Law, and in 2013 she was named to their list of the Top 10 Legal Eagles. She has attained the highest professional rating by Martindale Hubbell, was named to the 2018, 2017 and 2016 Super Lawyers List, and to the the Women’s Edition of the 2015 Super Lawyers List, and was selected as one of the Top Women in Law for 2016 by Hofstra University School of Law, Center for Children, Families and the Law.

Ms. Hunter received her Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College and her Juris Doctor from Villanova University, where she served as an editor of the Law Review. She also holds the degree of Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University. She is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association.