Mr. Carpentier is a graduate of Washington & Lee University, Western New England School of Law and Boston University School of Law, where he earned a post-graduate LL.M. degree in taxation. He was admitted to the New York Bar and the Massachusetts Bar in 1982, and to the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Claims Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, U.S. Court of International Trade, U.S. Court of Military Appeals, U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of New York. In addition to litigation in both state and federal courts, he handles a wide range of matters including estate planning, probate, taxation, real estate, family law, business law, bankruptcy, personal injury, education, election, municipal, tax certiorari, zoning, appeals and governmental relations.
Mr. Carpentier is a former Village Justice for the Incorporated Village of Manorhaven in Port Washington, New York. He was a member of Manorhaven's Board of Zoning Appeals and has acted as special counsel for the County of Nassau. He is active in various community organizations, including Briarcliff College and the Long Island Lutheran Memorial Endowment Fund, and he currently serves on the Board of Trustees of each institution. Mr. Carpentier is also a former member of the Board of Directors of Long Island Lutheran Middle and High School in Brookville, New York. Additionally, he is a former President of the Washington & Lee Long Island Alumni Association; Past President of the Port Washington Kiwanis Club and is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association.