August 12, 2013
Anthony R. La Ratta, Partner with the law firm of Archer & Greiner P.C., has been appointed Chair of the Probate & Fiduciary Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA).
As Chair, Mr. La Ratta will have overall leadership responsibility for the Committee, which reviews developments related to estate and trust litigation, studies and analyzes selected issues and specific evidentiary questions, provides members with information on these topics, and participates in and sponsors continuing legal education (CLE) programs.
The Probate & Fiduciary Litigation Committee is within the ABA’s Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section, which includes nearly 25,000 U.S. and international lawyers, paralegals, real estate and financial services professionals, law students and legal educators. The ABA is one of the world’s largest professional associations, with nearly 400,000 members and more than 3,500 member entities.
Mr. La Ratta, a resident of Washington Township in Gloucester County, N.J., is based in Archer & Greiner’s Haddonfield, N.J., office, where he concentrates his practice in the area of commercial litigation with an emphasis on probate matters, estates, trusts, guardianships and fiduciaries. He has represented institutions and individuals in a variety of contexts and has handled cases involving will contests, undue influence, diminished capacity and accountings of estates and trusts. He is a court-approved mediator for New Jersey probate cases. In addition to his ABA position, Mr. La Ratta’s extensive civic involvement includes having served as President of the Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey (EFPCSNJ).
Archer & Greiner PC is a full-service regional law firm with more than 175 lawyers and nine offices in Haddonfield, Hackensack, Princeton, Flemington and Shrewsbury N.J.; Philadelphia, Pa.; New York, N.Y.; and Wilmington and Georgetown, Del. The Firm has been serving Fortune 100 clients, small to medium-sized businesses and individuals for 85 years. Each office provides full-service litigation and transactional capabilities in nearly every area of law including corporate, estate & trust, family & matrimonial, labor & employment, litigation, medical & personal injury and real estate services. For more information, visit www.archerlaw.com.
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