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NJBIZ Names Gary R. Botwinick as a 2021 Leaders in Law Honoree

April 9, 2021 | Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

(DENVILLE, N.J. – April 9, 2021) – Einhorn, Barbarito, Frost & Botwinick, PC, is pleased to announce that co-managing partner Gary R. Botwinick has been named by NJBIZ as a 2021 Leaders in Law honoree.

The Leaders in Law awards program honors lawyers and general counsels whose dedication to their occupation and to their communities is outstanding. Selected by a panel of independent judges with experience in the justice system, these legal professionals serve as a model of professionalism to their peers and go above and beyond the call of duty.

“I am delighted to congratulate Gary on being named as a Leader in Law,” said Patricia M. Barbarito, co-managing partner of the firm. “In addition to Gary’s leadership and strategic insight in growing our firm, he chairs the Tax, Trusts & Estates practice groups and helps clients ‘every step of the way’ as our tagline assures.”

Barbarito continued, “This honor also recognizes Gary’s mentorship to help young attorneys go beyond their technical skills and to develop a creative and strategic mindset for crafting well-articulated legal arguments.”

Botwinick was also recognized for his longtime support of the Jewish Community Foundation, which is the legacy and endowment arm of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ. He currently serves on the Board of Directors as Vice President to help donors accomplish their objectives in a tax-efficient manner to ensure that the Jewish community will remain vibrant for generations to come.

Botwinick earned his J.D. from Rutgers Law School and began his career as a US Tax Court litigator for the IRS. He also earned a LL.M. in Taxation from NYU. At Einhorn Barbarito, he advises clients in planning for unique family challenges, business succession, premarital planning, and charitable planning. Also, he and co-managing partner Patricia Barbarito collaborate on financial and matrimonial strategies for complex executive divorce matters.

A sought-after lecturer on estate and tax topics, Botwinick has taught at NJICLE, the NY State Society of CPAs, and Fairleigh Dickinson University. A previous president of the Estate Planning Council of Northern New Jersey, he was also a Board Member of the New Jersey State Bar Association Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section, and has been a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel since 2006. He is also the author of numerous tax articles and has been quoted in many legal and business publications.

A virtual event showcasing the honorees will be held by NJBIZ on May 13, 2021.


NJBIZ, New Jersey’s leading business journal, produces a weekly print edition with a circulation of more than 15,000 copies, as well as providing 24/7 business news coverage through its website and multiple daily e-newsletters. The publication, founded in 1987 and based in the Somerset section of Franklin Township, is also well-known throughout the state for its events honoring New Jersey’s top business professionals. It is owned by BridgeTower Media, the leading provider of business-to-business information, research, and marketing solutions across more than 20 local economies in the U.S. For more information, visit

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