Howard Vigderman
Philadelphia Office

1735 Market Street
21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7505

P: 215-772-7553
F: 215-772-7620


M. Howard Vigderman is chair of the Business Department of Montgomery McCracken and chair of the firm’s Trusts and Estates practice.

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

Howard is a frequent lecturer in the areas of estate planning and administration for a number of professional and lay organizations. He is a regular speaker for Professional Education Systems, Inc. (PESI) and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

Community Involvement

  • Howard served on the Board of Astral Artists, a not-for-profit performing arts organization.

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America© – Litigation – Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates, 2001-2022
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Estate and Probate, 2019

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Professional Activities & Achievements

  • Philadelphia Bar Association
    • Former chair of the Public Service Committee
    • Immediate past chair of the Legislative Committee of the Probate and Trust Law Section
    • Member of that Section’s Executive Committee
    • Contributor to the Section’s newsletter on issues involving legislative developments and insurance planning for closely-held business owners

Academic Achievements

In 1982, Howard received his B.A. in English from Haverford College and in 1986 he received his J.D. from the National Law Center of George Washington University, with honors. While in law school, Howard was a member of the staff of The Journal of International Law and Economics. In 1990, he was awarded an LL.M. in Taxation from Temple University Law School.