Laura I. Dunathan is a partner of the firm in the estate planning department. Ms. Dunathan’s primary areas of practice are estate planning, estate and trust administration, elder law, taxation and the representation of non-profit organizations. Her personalized service and attention to individual circumstances is a hallmark of her practice.
Ms. Dunathan holds a Bachelor of Science from St. Joseph’s College and in 1997 earned a Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law. She is a member of the Suffolk County and New York State bar associations.
Ms. Dunathan is especially passionate about representing the elderly and individuals with special needs. She has successfully represented clients before the U.S. Tax Court, litigated matters in Suffolk County Surrogate’s Court and prepared ruling requests from the Internal Revenue Service. She is thoroughly knowledgeable in gift, estate, and generation-skipping tax matters.
Ms. Dunathan is a former co-chair of the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Taxation Committee. She served for several years as a volunteer for Literacy Volunteers of America. She is an active Rotarian and a member of her local chamber of commerce. She is also a Board of Director of Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, a camp for special needs children. She resides in East Moriches with her husband and three children.
St. John’s University School of Law,
St. Joseph’s College, B.S., 1994
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News & Insights
Partners Anne Marie Goodale and Laura Dunathan sponsored the Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver’s Conference on November 17, 2017 at the Huntington
Laura Dunathan, Esq. and Anne Marie Goodale, Esq., partners in the Estate and Trusts Department of Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin
For years estate planning practitioners used a sale to an intentionally defective grantor trust (“IDGT”) to freeze the value of
The Internal Revenue Service announced the cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension and retirement plans for tax
This past Wednesday, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act (the