Lou is founding partner at Pierro, Connor, & Strauss, and concentrates his practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Business Succession Planning, and Elder Law. He has chaired the NYSBA Elder Law Section; the Estate Planning Committee and the Committee on Taxation of the Trusts and Estates Law Section; and the Long-Term Care Reform Committee of the Elder Law Section; and serves on the Executive Committee of both Sections. Lou is a frequent lecturer on estate planning, tax planning, and issues that affect the elderly and their families on the state, national, and collegiate levels, serving as adjunct professor at Sienna College from 1987-1995.
He recently co-authored Healthcare Without Medicare, a new practice manual for community-based care management. He has served as a Director of the Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York, Inc.; the Capital Area Consortium on Aging and Disability, Senior Services of Albany, Inc.; Alzheimer’s Association of Northeast New York; McAuley Residence and a member of the Albany County Bar Association (Chair, Elder Law Committee 1993-1998), NAELA, and the American Bar Association, Probate and Trust Section. A graduate of Lehigh University and Albany Law School, Lou is licensed to practice in all New York State Courts, the US Supreme Court and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.