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Robert M. Godzeno


Areas of Practice:

  • Trusts & Estates

  • Real Estate


  • B.S., Amherst College, 2006, Phi Beta Kappa

  • J.D., Quinnipac University School of Law, 2009, Summa cum laude

Bar Admissions:

  • Connecticut

  • New York

Robert M. Godzeno (“Rob”) is a partner in the firm who practices primarily in trusts & estates and real estate law, assisting clients (both individual and institutional) with matters involving estate planning, estate and trust administration, probate, charitable contributions, formation and operation of non-profit organizations and real estate transactions. 

Rob is admitted to the bar in Connecticut and New York, and he is a member of the American Bar Association and the ABA’s Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section; the Connecticut Bar Association, and the CBA’s Estates & Probate Section Executive Committee; and the Fairfield County Bar Association. Rob was selected by Super Lawyers, published by Thomson Reuters, as a rising star in the estate planning field from 2017 to 2022.

Prior to joining Karp & Langerman, P.C., Rob was a partner in the Stamford, CT law firm of Mead, Bromley & Bishop for 9 years, and before that he was an Associate in the Estates & Personal Group of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City.  Rob has represented domestic and international families, trust companies and charitable organizations in complex planning, tax, administration and governance matters.   

Rob graduated from Amherst College in 2006 (B.A., with distinction; Phi Beta Kappa) and Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2009 (J.D., summa cum laude).  He was the Executive Managing Editor of the Quinnipiac Law Review during the 2008-2009 academic year.  Rob is based in the firm's New Canaan, CT office, and he lives in Stamford, CT with his wife and two children. 

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