John Elias is a founding member of Elias Sellitti LLC, a boutique law firm with its main office in Basking Ridge, New Jersey and a satellite office in New York, New York. Mr. Elias’ practice focuses on the representation of individuals, closely-held businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and individual and corporate fiduciaries in matters relating to estate and gift tax planning; income tax planning; charitable planning for donors and donees; general business and succession planning; asset protection; fiduciary and probate litigation, and federal and state tax audits and disputes.
Mr. Elias received an AB cum laude from Boston College, a JD from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law and an LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law. Mr. Elias has been listed as a New Jersey Super Lawyer for Trusts and Estates from 2005-2010, in New York Best Lawyers from 2009-2015, in The Best Lawyers in America from 2009-2015, and as a National Leader, Wealth Management, in the 2006-2011 editions of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Mr. Elias also has written multiple articles on the topic of Trusts and Estates and is a frequent lecturer on a variety of estate, income, and succession planning topics.