Francis J. Mirabello concentrates his practice on estate planning; closely held business planning, including succession issues and shareholder agreements; and income, estate, and gift taxation. He also handles charitable trusts, foundations and nonprofit organizations, family law, international tax, and real estate planning. An active writer and lecturer, Francis speaks frequently on estate and trust administration and income, estate, and gift tax planning.
Francis presented, “Current Developments in Insurance Trusts,” at the New York University Tax Institute; and “US Tax Planning for Foreigners,” at the University of Miami Estate Planning Institute. He has taught “Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts” at the University of Pennsylvania Law School; and “US Taxation of Foreigners,” as part of the Villanova Law School’s graduate tax program.
Harvard Law School, 1978, J.D.
Princeton University, 1975, B.S.E.
Awards and Affiliations
Recognized, Global Elite Directory, Legal Week International (2021)
Band 1, Private Wealth Law, Pennsylvania, Chambers High Net Worth (2018–2020, 2022)
Recognized, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Philadelphia; Trusts and Estates, Philadelphia, The Best Lawyers in America (1991–2011, 2017–2023)
Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Former Subcommittee Chairman, American Bar Association, Tax Section
Trustee, Walnut Street Theatre
Trustee, La Napoule Art Foundation
Trustee, Xaverian High School
Trustee, The Hamilton Family Charitable Trust
Princeton Hayes Palmer Prize, awarded to the highest ranking engineering school graduate
Princeton Class of 1916 Cup, awarded to the highest ranking varsity athlete