Founder and Principal
Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC
LOUIS W. PIERRO is the founder and principal of Pierro, Connor, & Associates, LLC, and concentrates his practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Business Succession Planning and Elder Law. Mr. Pierro serves clients with his expertise in Estate, Elder, Special Needs Planning and advises on asset protection and life and long-term care insurance to supplement those plans. Mr. Pierro has Chaired the Elder Law Section; the Estate Planning Committee and the Committee on Taxation of the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. Chair of the Long-Term Care Reform Committee of the Elder Law Section; and services on the Executive Committee of both sections.
Mr. Pierro served as an adjunct professor at Siena College, where he lectured on Estate Planning from 1987-1995. He has lectured extensively on Estate Planning and Elder Law, including national programs such as the New York University Tax Institute and Wealth Counsel National Study Group, numerous state bar programs, and regional programs for the American Institute of CPA’s, the Investment Management Association, New York City Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors, and others.
Mr. Pierro has served as a Director of the Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York, Inc.; Senior Services of Albany, Inc.; Alzheimer’s Association of Northeast New York; McAuley Residence and a member of the Albany County Bar Association (Chair, Elder Law Committee 1993-1998), the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the American Bar Association, Probate and Trust Section.
A graduate of Lehigh University and Albany Law School, Mr. Pierro was admitted to the bar in January 1984, and is licensed to practice in all New York State Courts, the US Supreme Court and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.