Macdonald Budd brings over fifty years of experience to Manice & Budd LLP. A previous Partner of Morris & McVeigh LLP since 1968, he was previously an associate at the Firm of Willke Farr Gallagher Walton & Fitzgibbon LLP. He has represented clients in matrimonial, international tax, copyright, private foundation, and estate planning matters. Presently, he is primarily engaged in the administration of estates and trusts.

He has served the Surrogate’s Courts in Kings County and New York County on many occasions as a Guardian Ad Litem (Special Guardian) and as a referee. He received a B.A. cum laude from the University of Virginia in 1954 and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1957.


1954 University of Virginia, B.A.

1957 Harvard University, LL.B.


New York

Practice Areas

Estate Planning and Administration

Estate Litigation

Non-profit and Charitable Organizations

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