Jerry counsels a diverse group of ERISA, estate planning and closely held business clients. He has designed and implemented complex tax saving estate and asset protection plans for high net worth individuals; qualified pension and profit sharing plans (including 401(k), cash balance and ESOP) and executive compensation programs for Fortune 500 companies, hospitals, banks, law and medical firms, and closely-held businesses; and shareholder, partnership, and LLC agreements and executive employment contracts on behalf of closely held businesses. Jerry was the only Long Island attorney awarded Super Lawyer status in the New York Metro Region for 2010, 2011 and 2012 in the Employee Benefits/ERISA category, was awarded Super Lawyer status in the Corporate Counsel Edition for 2009, and is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Employee Benefits Counsel.
Before founding The Wolf Law Group, P.C. in April of 1999, Jerry was a name Partner in the Mineola based law firm of Meltzer, Lippe et al. and prior to that he was a Partner in the Park Avenue law firm of Alexander & Green and an associate at Shearman & Sterling. He has served as an Adjunct Professor at Pace University and Long Island University and as Faculty Chairman of the Practicing Law Institute Continuing Legal Education Program on Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Plans for 10 years. Jerry has lectured and written articles for the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Nassau and Suffolk Academies of Law, Practicing Law Institute, N.Y.U. Tax Institute, Trust and Estate Planning Council of Nassau County, the Nassau County Society of CLU, and numerous CPA Societies.
Jerry is a graduate of Brooklyn College (BA), University of Wisconsin (MS) and Fordham Law School (JD). He and his wife, Toby, are the proud parents of daughters, Dana, Erica, Amanda, and Debra and grandparents of Abe, Sam, Lily, Jessie, Joseph, Joey, Olivia, Naomi, Abby and Bella. Jerry is a published composer of popular and jazz music. One of his songs, “Adam,” received national radio play and appears on the jazz album, “Arthur Street.” His own album, “The Soul of the Wolf,” has been played on Long Island jazz stations and at local jazz events.