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McCoyd, Parkas & Ronan LLP
1100 Franklin Ave
The Penthouse
Garden City NY 11530

Phone: 516-877-7000
Fax: 516-248-8550
Garden City, NY Law Office

Edward A. McCoyd

Edward A. McCoyd

Of Counsel
Garden City, New York

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Surrogate's Court Litigation
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Closely-Held Businesses
  • Real Estate

Litigation Percentage

  • 40% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1968
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1988


  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1968
    • Law Review: Fordham Law Review, Comments Editor
  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
    • B.A. - 1965

Published Works

  • "Exercising Powers of Appointment", Trusts & Estates Magazine, April 1972
  • "Lifetime Trusts", Nassau Lawyer, December 1977
  • "The Doctrine of Gift By Implication", NYSBA Trusts & Estates Law Section Newsletter, Summer 1997
  • "NY Estate Tax on Estates of Non-Resident Decedents", NYSBA Trusts & Estates Law Section Newsletter, Spring 2005
  • "Anatomy of an Anomaly: How the QDOT Credit Provisions Defy Logic and the Principles of the Marital and Charitable Deductions", ACTEC Law Journal, Fall/Winter 2012, Vol. 38, No. 2 and 3 (with Jonathan Perelle)
  • "New York Case Notes Editor", Trusts & Estates Magazine, 1970-1972
  • "New York Editor, Significant Current Decisions, ABA Property", Probate and Trust Law Journal, 1978

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Trusts & Estates Counsel

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nassau County Bar Association, Director, 1986 - 1988
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member, Surrogate's Court Estates and Trusts Law Committee (Chair, 1984-1986)
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law Section, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Estate Litigation Subcommittee

Past Employment Positions

  • Edward A. McCoyd, P.C., 1983 - 2000
  • McCoyd & Keegan, 1972 - 1983
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed, 1968 - 1972

McCoyd, Parkas & Ronan LLP provides legal advice and representation for residents of Nassau County, New York, and surrounding communities, including Garden City, New York City, Queens, Lake Success, Great Neck, Jericho, Manhasset, Roslyn, Sands Point, Melville, Huntington, Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan and Hempstead. The firm also serves clients in communities throughout Long Island, NY. 

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