Bates College (Bachelor of Arts, 1969). Columbia University (Juris Doctor, 1972). New York University (Master of Laws in Taxation, 1975).
Worked at Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, Professional Corporation (New York, New York) specializing in General Practice, Corporate, Securities, Investment Management, Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation, Trusts, Estates, Taxation, Real Estate, Trade Regulation, Bankruptcy, Entertainment, Construction, Matrimonial, Insurance, Trademark, Telecommunications and International Law. Admitted to the bar, 1973, New New York 1974, United States. Tax Court.
1992, District of Columbia.
Associate Editor, Journal of Law and Social Problems, 1970-1972. Member, Committee on Income of Estates and Trusts, Tax Section, New York State Bar Association, 1975.
Member: Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Committee on Trusts, Estates and Surrogates Courts, 1989-1992). New York State and American Bar Associations.
Founded as a "big firm" spinoff in 1971, the firm has developed particular expertise in a variety of "niches," including representation of domestic and off-shore hedge funds, money managers, investment funds and broker/dealers.
Strategic tax planning. Middle-market mergers and acquisitions. Estate planning for business owners.
Professional firm organization and break-up.
Chief Executive Officer contracts and negotiations. Anglo-American transactions.
Trademark licensing. Commercial leasing. Real estate transactions.
And litigation in the areas of corporate, securities, trade regulation, bankruptcy, creditors rights, intellectual property, telecommunications, product liability and construction.
The firm engages in a diversified general counsel and transactional business practice, representing corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, investment advisors, entrepreneurs and individuals in local, state, national and international matters. (Listings of major transactions handled, administrative agencies the firm appears before, and reported judicial decisions are available upon request).
Member, Committee on Income of Estates and Trusts, Tax Section, New York State Bar Association, 1975. Member: Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Committee on Trusts, Estates and Surrogates Courts, 1989-1992). New York State and American Bar Associations.