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Marcel A. Sager

Marcel A. Sager

Brooklyn, New York

Marcel A. Sager is licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey, the District of Columbia, Illinois, local federal courts, the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and an LL.M. (Masters) in Taxation from the New York University School of Law.

Mr. Sager practices in the areas of the probate and administration of estates, Surrogate's Court proceedings and litigation, including will contests and judicial accountings, elder law, estate planning, drafting of wills, living wills, health care proxies, trusts and powers of attorney, guardianship proceedings for incapacitated and developmentally disabled individuals, real estate transactions in New York and New Jersey, including contracts and closings for houses, condominiums, cooperative apartments and commercial properties, refinancings, real estate partition actions, deed transfers, including inter-family deeds with life estate, 1031 real estate exchanges, preparation of leases, commercial-business contracts and closings, small businesses and corporate law, and vehicle and traffic law.

In the area of vehicle and traffic law, Mr. Sager represents motorists and truckers (commercial) for traffic tickets, violations and citations in the New York Traffic Violations Bureau, criminal courts, district, town and village courts and before administrative agencies. He covers the five boroughs of New York City, New York (Manhattan), Kings (Brooklyn), Queens, Bronx, and Richmond (Staten Island) counties, Nassau and Suffolk counties (Long Island), Westchester and Rockland counties, upstate New York and surrounding counties in New Jersey.

Our firm is keenly aware of the needs of the small business owner. We can represent you in the purchase and sale of franchise and nonfranchise businesses including sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations, review and prepare leases, incorporate your business, prepare business certificates, obtain tax identification numbers, prepare partnership and shareholder agreements and answer your business law-related questions.

Areas of Practice

  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Vehicle and Traffic Law
  • Elder Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Surrogates Court Litigation
  • Health Care Proxy
  • Power of Attorney

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1987
  • New Jersey, 1986
  • Illinois, 1987
  • District of Columbia, 1988
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M. - 1992
    • Major: Taxation
  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. cum laude - 1986
  • Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, New York
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 1983

Published Works

  • Tamari v. Bache and Company Lebanon (S.A.L.): The Extra Territorial Application of the Antifraud Provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act, Brooklyn Journal of International Law Volume 11, page 615, 1985

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar
  • New York County Lawyers' Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Queens Bar Association