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Harvey E Corn

New York, New York
212- 818-9600
212- 818-1264

HARVEY E. CORN was graduated from the Cornell University School of Law in 1973 and was admitted to practice law in New York in 1974.  He is also admitted to practice before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

From 1977 to 1986 Mr. Corn served as the Principal Law Clerk to Surrogate Marie M. Lambert of New York County.  While there he wrote drafts of decisions, served as a Referee and participated in one of the largest probate contests ever conducted in the Estate of J. Seward Johnson.  In 1987 he joined Greenfield Stein & Senior, LLP (then known as Greenfield Eisenberg Stein & Senior) as a partner concentrating his practice in the area of Trusts and Estates.  He has also been involved in Article 81 Guardianship Proceedings as a Court Evaluator and as counsel.

Mr. Corn has been a frequent lecturer on Surrogate's Court matters at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York County Lawyers Association, and the New York State Bar Association.   He also served as an Adjunct Professor of Trusts and Estates law at Cardozo Law School and as a Commentator on trusts and estates cases involving the Estates of Martin Luther King, Jerry Garcia and Charles Kuralt for Court TV.  Mr. Corn is the author of several articles on trusts and estates matters published in the New York Law Journal.  He is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate and Trust Litigation
  • Kinship Proceedings
  • Will Contests
  • Contested Accounting Proceedings
  • Article 81 Guardianship Proceedings
  • Will Construction Proceedings
  • Fiduciary Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1974


  • Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York
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