About

Seidel & Associates, LLC is here for your Estate Settlement, Trust Settlement, Tax Returns, and Probate needs. Our team has a wealth of experience and provides a full range of legal services.

We have the knowledge, resources and the team to achieve your goals. However, we believe we’re also very different from many others in this industry. We value the relationship we have with our clients. We understand the human element, and we value the communication process. Our clients are our priority, and we make that very clear. It’s an unfortunate reality, but money sometimes can create problems within families, and our goal is to eliminate those issues. Our processes aim to understand each unique situation, and create a custom-tailored solution.

Our Team

Richard Seidel

Richard SeidelFounder of Seidel & Associates, Richard has over 40 years of investment, trust and legal experience. A published author and frequent lecturer, he has written numerous articles for legal and trade journals including Boston University and Villanova University Law Reviews, Trust & Estates Magazine and the Bank Administration Institute. His writings have been used as expert testimony before the U.S. Congress.

Prior to Seidel & Associates, Richard also founded Girard Partners, Ltd, $500 million wealth advisory firm with offices in Philadelphia, Richmond, VA and Naples, FL. Girard now serves as the Wealth Advisory Arm of Univest Bank & Trust based in Southeastern, PA.

Richard was also the Co-Founder of the Fairfield Group and as its President, led it to become $5 billion funds management company. Previously, he spent 17 years at Girard Bank (now BNY Mellon) in numerous capacities including trust administration and counsel, tax management and investments. He established a holding company subsidiary while at Girard named GTC Management and, as President, established one of the first proprietary mutual funds in the country.

Richard is a member of the Pennsylvania and New York Bar Associations. He serves on the Board of the Wilmington Group of Funds, an affiliate of M&T Bank and also serves on the Board of Directors of TriState Capital Bank. Richard has served on Boards of numerous charitable organizations and is currently a member of the Foundation Board of Overseer’s at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He also serves as Chair of the Hospital’s Cardiac Center Board of Visitors. Richard holds a B.A. degree from Georgetown University and a law degree from St. John’s University School of Law.

Don Naimoli

Don NaimoliPrior to joining Seidel & Associates, Don was a principal in the wealth management firm of Girard Partners, Ltd. As the Director of Fiduciary Services for almost 15 years, Don enhanced the productivity and operational efficiency within the organization. In the taxation arena, Don laid the foundation of Girard’s proactive approach in integrating tax-sensitive strategies into Girard’s investment portfolio’s.

Prior to Girard Partners, Don served as Senior Vice President of The Fairfield Group, a funds management company that pioneered the development of bank mutual funds. He also enjoyed a 20-year career at Girard Bank (now BNY Mellon) where, as Vice President of the Trust Department, served in numerous management positions with a focus on taxes, accounting and operations.

A graduate of St Joseph’s University with a Liberal Arts degree, Don has also served as a lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bankers Association Trust School and the Mid-Atlantic Bankers Tax Association. He also served as a trustee of the former Combs College of Music, from which he received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.

Away from formal work, Don serves as Chairman of the Friends of Valley Forge Park, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Valley Forge National Historical Park. Don lives is Wayne, PA with his family and is an avid outdoor sportsman and historian.


 Competitive Advantage

  • Transparent Process
  • Simplified Process
  • Honest Communication
  • Life Counseling & Planning
  • Transparent Process
  • Simplified Process
  • Honest Communication
  • Life Counseling & Planning

Our Services