Shawn McClelland focuses his practice on matters related to business services, estate planning, elder law and Medicaid planning, and special needs planning.
Mr. McClelland is experienced in counseling business owners in matters pertaining to entity formation and initial start-up strategies, and the structuring of sales and acquisitions. He has been instrumental in preparing and advising business owners on matters pertaining to buy-sell agreements, operating agreements and shareholder agreements, asset transfers and succession planning issues.
In addition, Mr. McClelland has counseled clients in matters involving estate and tax planning, including tax audits and related issues, working together with them and their financial advisors on structuring and implementing plans to meet their specific needs.
Previously, he served as counsel to several small townships an municipalities advising them on matters relating to the development and implementation of zoning and land-use guidelines. He also worked as a part-time Assistant Prosecutor for several years.
From Vision to a Brooklyn Cannabis Business
November 28, 2023Our client, Kendall had a vision for a New York cannabis business, which she discussed during her estate planning sessions with Shawn McClelland from our Tax, Trusts, and Estates practice group. Recognizing the potential, Shawn introduced her to Joshua S. Bauchner, Chair of our Cannabis and Psychedelics Practice Group.
Video: The Wildenstein Case, Tax, Trusts & Estates.
October 5, 2023Join us as we explore Silvia Wildenstein's quest to rectify her inheritance. With insights from Chris Zona, white-collar crime and criminal defense attorney, and Shawn McClelland tax, trusts, and estates attorney. Their perspectives shine a light in this case's financial investigations, estate planning, and the shadows of the art world.
Legal Insights on Claiming a Lottery Jackpot
August 10, 2023Partner in the Commercial Litigation & White Collar and Criminal Defense Group, Chris Zona, and Partner in the Tax, Trusts & Estates Practice Gorup, Shawn McClelland, discuss the steps you should take if you come into a life-changing amount of money, not unlike the recent Mega Millions winner in Florida this month.
Shawn McClelland Unveils QITs: NJ MoneyHelp’s Guide to Medicaid Maximization
October 2, 2023Qualified Income Trust (QIT) can be a life-saver for those exceeding Medicaid’s income limits. Navigating the complex financial landscape of Medicaid can pose significant challenges for many. However, a lifesaving beacon emerges for those exceeding Medicaid’s income limits through the use of a Qualified Income Trust (QIT). Shawn McClelland, partner in Trusts and Estates and […]