Edward H. Butz

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Email: ebutz@LesavoyButz.comDownload vCard

Practice Concentration

For more than two decades, Ed Butz has focused his practice on estate and tax planning, including for high net worth individuals. He is experienced in planning for special needs and elder care. In addition, he provides services in trust and estate administration, business succession, Medicaid law, and real estate law. He is a member of the Estate Planning Council of the Lehigh Valley and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

Professional Background

Lesavoy Butz & Seitz LLC
2007 – Present

Lamm Rubenstone Lesavoy Butz & David LLC
2006 – 2007

Blank Rome LLP
1994 – 2006

Traub Butz & Fogerty, P.C.
1979 – 1994

Admitted To Practice

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1980
Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1979
Court of Common Pleas of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, 1979

Educational Background

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1979
Lehigh University, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1976

Professional Organizations

American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Lehigh County Bar Association
National Academy of Elderlaw Attorneys
Pennsylvania Association of Elderlaw Attorneys
Estate Planning Council of the Lehigh Valley

Lectures (Partial)

“Family Business Legal Update”
Family Business Council, Lehigh County Chamber of Commerce

“Supplemental Care/Special Needs Trust and Long Term Care Planning,”
Estate Planning Council of the Lehigh Valley

“Family Caregiver Training Program,”
Alzheimers Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter

“Families with Disabilities Workshop,”
Easter Seal Society of Lehigh, Monroe and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania

“St. Luke’s Hospital Caregivers Series,”
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

“Cancer Patient Educational Program,”
The American Cancer Society and The Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania

“Elderwell Conference,”
American Red Cross, Allentown, Pennsylvania

“Future Planning Group,”
Association for Retarded Citizens of Lehigh and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania

“Estate Planning and Giving Techniques,”
Vitality Plus, a program of Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network and Muhlenberg Hospital Center

“Elder Law Seminar Series – Understanding Powers of Attorney and Living Wills,”
Vitality Plus, a program of Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network and Muhlenberg Hospital Center

“Planning for Families With Disabilities,”
Eastern Pennsylvania Down Syndrome Center

“Estate Planning and Elder Law,”
New Horizons – Lifelong Learning for Seniors, Parkland School District