Group Attorneys

Stuart E. Berelson-Counsel
Paul M. Bochner-Counsel

The firm’s tax practice provides transactional planning and advice to corporate and individual clients in international, federal, state and local tax issues, including tax planning for mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, split-offs, joint ventures, real estate ventures, and reorganizations. In addition, we provide strategic tax reduction planning with respect to individual income tax, as well as estate and gift taxes, business tax, sales and use tax, foreign tax and other types of tax.

The firm has substantial experience in all aspects of qualified and nonqualified plan design, implementation and operation. This experience extends to other areas of employee benefits, including retirement planning and executive compensation matters.

The firm maintains an active tax advocacy practice and regularly represents businesses, institutions, and individuals in matters before local, state and federal tax authorities. We represent clients before the government in connection with other forms of tax dispute work, such as the filing and appeal of refund claims and negotiating the collection of assessed liabilities.