Phone: (212) 422-0488
Fax: (212) 422-0158

My Practice Areas:
  • Estate and Trust Administration Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Health Law

Alan Fell’s 40 years of legal experience in the areas of real estate, trusts and estates, and health law have earned him a large and loyal client base composed of small and mid-size businesses. He successfully combines business and personal relationships with his clients that often transcend the typical lawyer-client relationships one finds in many large firms.

A former member of the Surrogate's Court Advisory Committee of the Office of Court Administration, Mr. Fell is highly regarded for his thorough knowledge and expertise on all aspects of trusts and estates.  As part of his practice, Mr. Fell provides sophisticated estate-planning services, involving everything from administration to litigation, from drafting wills to drafting trust agreements. Mr. Fell's expertise extends to charitable remainder and charitable lead trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts and qualified personal residence trusts.

Mr. Fell offers lectures on trusts and estates for trade associations and charities. He has held numerous court appointments.

In his corporate practice, Mr. Fell is involved in the formation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability entities and the drafting of shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, operating agreements and employment agreements. In the area of real estate, he has focused his practice on all essential aspects of both commercial and residential real property.

Mr. Fell represents a wide range of medical group practices and handles all aspects of law in the creation of such practices, including compliance issues and negotiating contracts with hospitals.

Mr. Fell earned his J.D. from Temple School of Law in 1974.

Bar Admissions:

New York, 1975
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1975


Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pa., 1970
Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pa., 1974

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New York County Lawyers Association, Chair, Section on Estates and Trusts, 1991-1994, and Surrogate Court Advisory Committee, 1991-1994; Co-Chair Law and Literature Committee (2009-Present); Judiciary Committee (1985-Present); Pro Bono Committee (2009-Present)

Pro Bono Activities:

Brotherhood Synagogue, Trustee
Franklin and Marshall College – Klehr Center for Jewish Living Board Member 2008-Present)
Volunteers for Legal Services (Aids Project), 1990-1998


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