Daniel R. Bernard

Daniel R. Bernard is a tax attorney who focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, taxation and estate litigation.

Dan is admitted to the New York bar, the New Jersey bar and the Florida bar. This affords Dan the opportunity to represent clients in all three states. Dan’s combination of admission to the New York bar and Florida bar in particular is especially useful to clients who split their time between New York and Florida. Dan is also admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court.

Dan holds an advanced law degree, a Master of Laws in Taxation, from New York University School of Law. This allows Dan to assist clients with advanced tax planning.

Dan received his Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers School of Law-Newark, where he served as the Senior Managing Editor of the Rutgers Law Record. While in law school Dan worked as a student attorney in the Rutgers Federal Tax Clinic and interned in the Tax Court of New Jersey and the Morris County Surrogate Court. After completing law school Dan served a one year clerkship with the Honorable Barbara C. Stolte in the New Jersey Middlesex County Family Court.

Prior to law school Dan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Temple University, where he double majored in finance and economics.

Dan has had two legal papers published, one on a topic of professional interest entitled Non-Custodial Parents’ Right to Their Children’s College Records, 40 Rutgers L. Rec. 48 (2012). Dan’s other publication was on a topic of personal interest, the NFL, entitled The NFL’s Stance on Gambling: A Calculated Contradiction, 4 UNLV Gaming L.J. 273 (2013).”

Dan is a member of the Suffolk County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Florida State Bar Association.

Professional and Civic Associations:

  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Florida State Bar Association


Alexandra Halsey-Storch

Ms. Halsey-Storch has a general practice with a concentration in all aspects of matrimonial and family law including divorce, child custody, support and family offense proceedings, as well as the preparation and negotiation of pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements.

Ms. Halsey-Storch’s other areas of practice include real estate transactions, land use and zoning matters, and civil and estate litigation.

Ms. Halsey-Storch is dedicated to providing pro-bono representation, and works with, among other organizations, the Retreat, Inc., a not-for-profit domestic violence center in East Hampton, providing representation to victims of domestic violence in matrimonial and family law matters.

Ms. Halsey-Storch received her Bachelor of Arts from the College of Wooster and her Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University College of Law. While attending law school, Ms. Halsey-Storch was a participant in the Children’s Rights and Family Law Clinic and a member of the Impunity Watch Law Journal.

Ms. Halsey-Storch is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.

Pro-Bono Representation:

  • Retreat, Inc., representation of victims of domestic violence in matrimonial and family law matters.
  • Town of Southampton Community Housing and Development Corp., representation of purchasers of affordable housing in Southampton.

Professional and Civic Associations:

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of Rogers Memorial Library, Southampton, 2015-present
  • Member of the Board of Directors of New Hope Rising, 2014-present
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Matrimonial Bar Association of Suffolk County

Bryan Drago

Mr. Drago’s legal practice focuses on estate planning, taxation, charitable giving and tax exempt organizations, business succession planning, as well as elder law and long-term care planning. He has also handled multiple disclosures of unreported foreign investments with the Internal Revenue Service.

Mr. Drago joined the firm in March 2011. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Drago was a founding member of a publication based in Brooklyn, New York. He was also employed as a communications designer for National Grid from 1999 to 2011.

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