Sally Donahue Joins Jaspan Schlesinger LLP's Trusts & Estates Practice Group
Date: March 27th, 2013
Location:Garden City, New York
Sally M. Donahue recently joined Jaspan Schlesinger LLP, as an attorney in the firm’s Trusts and Estates Practice Group. Ms. Donahue will concentrate in Surrogate’s Court litigation, an area in which she has 20 years of experience, and will handle all aspects of Trusts and Estates and Guardianships, including trials and appeals.
"We are pleased to announce that Ms. Donahue has joined our firm,” said Managing Partner Steven R. Schlesinger. "Her extensive knowledge and experience complement the talents of our Trusts and Estates attorneys. Ms. Donahue will be a great asset to the team.”
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Donahue was a Court Attorney-Referee at the Nassau County Surrogate’s Court and had practiced at two law firms on Long Island in the areas of Trusts and Estates, Guardianships and Commercial Litigation. Ms. Donahue was a Law Clerk for a Federal District Judge and a Federal Magistrate Judge in the Eastern District of New York. From 1991 through 1996, she taught Legal Ethics at Adelphi University’s Lawyers’ Assistant Program.
In 1990, Ms. Donahue received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law School, where she was a Dean’s Fellow. While in law school, Ms. Donahue received five American Jurisprudence Awards and won the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers’ Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition. Ms. Donahue received her Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, from Adelphi University in 1986.
Ms. Donahue is a member of the New York State and Nassau County bar associations, and is a member of the Trusts and Estates Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Heckscher Museum Development Committee and Touro Law School’s Alumni Executive Board and Dean’s Advisory Board.