Charles D. Krieg


Charles Krieg heads the firm’s trust and estate practice and counsels clients with regard to general estate and tax planning, financial planning for nursing home care, guardianships and conservatorship, preparation of estate and trust documents, third party life insurance financing and contested and uncontested matters in the Surrogate’s Court. Mr. Krieg is also an experienced commercial litigator specializing in enforcing judgments in excess of one million dollars. In this capacity he has successfully prosecuted numerous actions seeking to overturn fraudulent conveyances and pierce the corporate veil. Charles also has extensive trial and appellate experience. Mr. Krieg’s recent reported decisions include the Appellate Division’s reversal of the trial court’s finding that an assignment by a borrower of lottery proceeds to a bank pursuant to a security agreement was invalid, and that the judgment creditor (our client) had superior rights to the lottery proceeds. National Union Fire Insurance v. State Bank of Long Island, 693 N.Y.S.2d 197 (2nd Dept. 1999). Mr. Krieg is a graduate of New York Polytech University, 1987, with a degree in mechanical engineering, received his Juris Doctor degree from St John’s University School of Law in 1993 and is admitted to the practice of law in the courts of the State of New York and the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.