Anderson & Cahill, LLP

Anderson & Cahill, LLP

Serving you with experience, practical knowledge and compassion

Firm Overview

Facing the New York legal system can be a time consuming and stressful experience. But you don't have to face it alone. At Anderson & Cahill, LLP, our clients have relied on us to address their legal matters with the highest level of professionalism and understanding since 1988. With their more than 60 years of combined legal experience, partners William A. Cahill, Jr. and John A. Anderson, Jr. bring their unique talents and skills to every case they handle.

While no law firm can guarantee a favorable result, we have the determination and skill required to provide remedies that satisfy your immediate and long-term needs. At Anderson & Cahill, LLP we offer:

-Legal services you can depend on Because we take the time to carefully understand your unique needs and concerns, we can help you explore the options and strategies that have the best chance for long-term success.

-Result-oriented solutions We analyze your matter from multiple angles in order to develop strategies that maximize your chance of success.

-High level of professionalism We strongly adhere to professional standards of conduct and ethics, which means we pursue your best interests with integrity.

Client-centered New York lawyers:

We hold ourselves to the highest levels of personal and professional behavior. Regardless of your legal matter, we serve you with integrity so you can be confident within the New York legal system.

At Anderson & Cahill, LLP we believe that our clients should know what they can expect when entering into a professional relationship with an attorney. We offer honest, direct and clear appraisals, as well as honest details about the pros and cons of your case. We remain available and responsive throughout your case to give you updates and answer any questions you have.

Protecting your business and family:

We help our clients with a wide range of legal matters. Whether you are looking to establish a business in New York, to develop an estate plan that secures your loved ones' financial future or need help administering the estate of a deceased family member, we welcome you to contact us. We offer in-depth knowledge, representation and counsel in:

-Business law
-Corporate law
-Real estate
-Estate planning
-Estate administration

Main Office

Main Office
255 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217





Estate Planning

Meticulous Brooklyn Estate Planning Lawyers Protecting Your Family

Bringing you peace of mind:

One of the most important reasons to create an estate plan in New York is to carry out your wishes in the event that you become incapacitated or pass away. Putting your legal affairs in order by establishing a comprehensive estate plan can save your family a complicated court battle regarding who will take care of your personal and financial affairs.

At Anderson & Cahill, LLP we have the knowledge and skills in estate planning and administration. From simple wills to the administration of complex, multi-million dollar estates, our clients rely on us to devise and implement their estate planning objectives in a tax-efficient manner. We work closely with you to create an estate plan that you can rely on.

New York estate planning services tailored for you:

We understand that you want an estate planning lawyer who can draft an estate plan that accommodates both your personal goals and your resources. When you retain an attorney from Anderson & Cahill, LLP you can expect us to carefully evaluate your personal goals, honor your values, and address the tax implications of family-owned businesses and other unique issues. Our effective tax planning helps minimize estate, income and inheritances taxes, while maximizing the advantages of charitable gifts.

Whether you need a traditional or advanced estate plan, we present you with valuable estate planning tools that work together to achieve your goals. These may include:

-Simple and complex wills
-Revocable and irrevocable trusts
-Powers of attorney
-Advance directives
-Special needs trusts
-Business succession
-Estate, inheritance and gift tax planning

If you have prepared estate planning documents in another state, we work with you to ensure your estate plan addresses concerns unique to New York law.

Helping trustees and executors:

When you establish a will or trust, you name an executor or a trustee who manages the distribution of your assets and the investment of funds according to your wishes. If you have been named a trustee or executor, we have experience in all responsibilities of trustees and executors, including all necessary court filings preparation of tax returns, management of assets and preparation of accountings.

John A. Anderson, Jr.

Anderson & Cahill, LLP


Practice areas:
-Business law
-Commercial law
-Civil practice
-Corporate law
-General practice

Bar admissions:
-New York, 1978
-Florida, 1980
-New Jersey, 1986

-J.D., Fordham University, 1977
-B.A., College of the Holy Cross, 1967


Fordham University
Juris Doctorate, 1977

William A. Cahill, Jr.

Anderson & Cahill, LLP


William is well-known among his peers for his professionalism, ethics and proven record of results. From your very first contact to your last, you get high-quality representation from a lawyer who consistently holds himself to the highest levels of professional and personal behavior.

Practice areas:
-Estate planning
-Estate litigation
-Estate administration

Bar admissions:
-New York, 1979
-Florida, 1979

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

-L.L.M. (Taxations), New York University, Taxation, 1979
-J.D., Fordham University, 1978
-A.B., Harvard College, cum laude, 1974

Professional associations:
-The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
-Brooklyn Bar Association
-New York State Bar Association
-The Florida Bar Association