Louis W. Pierro is the founder and principal of Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC, and concentrates his law practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Business Succession Planning, Elder Law and Special Needs Planning. Mr. Pierro has been selected to the Best Lawyers in America, The Best Lawyers in New York, Super Lawyers of the Hudson Valley, Top 25 Lawyers in Upstate New York, NY Times Top Attorneys in NY, and he has maintained an AV preeminent rating from the Martindale-Hubbell since 2001. In addition, Mr. Pierro is Best Lawyers 2018 Lawyer of the Year in Elder Law for the Capital Region. Mr. Pierro is a Founder and Director of ElderCounsel, a national organization of Elder Law and Special Needs law firms, which provides proprietary document drafting software and education to over 950-member firms in all 50 states. A graduate of Lehigh University and Albany Law School, Mr. Pierro was admitted to the New York State Bar in January of 1984.