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  • 10/30/2017

    Hill Wallack LLP Continues Growth of Its Bucks County Office with Addition of Four Attorneys

    News Release

    Princeton, NJ October 30, 2017 --- Four lawyers have recently joined Hill Wallack LLP’s Yardley, Pennsylvania office.

    Robert A. Stewart is a partner and member of the Trusts & Estates practice group. Bob brings 30 plus years of experience in trusts and estates practice area as well as business succession planning expertise.

    Bob concentrates his practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Trusts and Trust Administration, and Taxation of Estates and Trusts. He focuses on the preparation of wills, revocable living trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, dynasty trusts, asset protection trusts, charitable trusts, powers of attorney and living wills; in the business succession planning arena, Bob is well versed in the creation of family limited partnerships and limited liability companies and the implementation of other wealth transfer and preservation techniques and income tax planning for business owners including the use of tax-qualified retirement plans; preparation of buy-sell, employment, deferred compensation, and stock-bonus agreements. In addition, Bob has significant probate related litigation experience including will contests, undue influence claims and the defense of and objections to fiduciary accountings and audits.

    Bob earned his J.D. from Widener University School of Law and a Master of Laws in Taxation from Villanova University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the United States District Court for Eastern Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey.

    Chimdi Ginsburg Tuffs is an associate and member of the Trial & Insurance Defense practice group. Chimdi focuses her practice in civil litigation, representing insureds, employers, and third-party administrators throughout Pennsylvania.

    Chimdi began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia and then the Borough of Richmond, NYC (Staten Island) where she tried over 150 bench trials and six jury trials to verdict.

    Chimdi earned her J.D. from Temple University-Beasley School of Law and her B.A. in English Literature from Columbia University’s Columbia College She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New Jersey and the State of New York.

    Benjamin W.R. Hauser is an associate and a member of the Employment & Labor Law, School Law and Municipal practice groups.

    Ben focuses his practice on advising school district clients regarding personnel issues and school policy and has been involved in school district fact finding, school district employee arbitrations, and unfair labor practice litigation before the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board. He also counsels Townships and Municipal Authorities on matters concerning municipal liens and is experienced in litigation involving municipal claims.

    Prior to joining Hill Wallack, Ben served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable C. Theodore Fritsch, Jr. of the Court of Common Pleas of Bucks County. 

    Ben earned his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law and his A.B., cum laude, from Lafayette College in Government and Law and in Economics and Business. He is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

    Jill M. Fein is an associate and a member of the Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy practice group.

    Jill concentrates her practice in all areas of creditors’ rights, including foreclosures, landlord-tenant matters, and ejectments, as well as other property- related litigation. She also is an integral member of the commercial litigation team, drafting pleadings, conducting research and preparing and responding to discovery. 

    Jill earned her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law and she earned her B.A. cum laude in Political Science from Siena College. She is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for New Jersey.

    About Hill Wallack LLP

    Founded in 1978, Hill Wallack LLP is a leading full service law firm with offices in Princeton and Cedar Knolls, New Jersey and Yardley, Pennsylvania. Our regional strength places us in an ideal position in today’s market. With over 70 attorneys, our mid-market size allows us to provide sophisticated, high-level service to clients in a cost-efficient, responsive manner. Our attorneys represent individual and entities in banking, community associations, creditors’ rights, employment & labor law, family law, insurance, land use, litigation and real estate. For more information, please visit www.hillwallack.com.

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