LIVINGSTON, N.J., May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Becker LLC is pleased to announce that Kent L. Schwarz has joined the firm as Partner and Chair of the Tax and M&A Groups, effective May 2, 2016. Mr. Schwarz comes to the firm after a distinguished career at a prestigious New Jersey firm where he worked since 1997 representing corporate and private clients in tax, corporate and transactional matters. Prior to that, he served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Carleton D. Powell of the United States Tax Court. He is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant (North Carolina).
Mr. Schwarz has experience in all aspects of federal and state taxation, including advising clients in domestic and international corporate transactions, tax-free reorganizations, executive compensation, and handling tax controversy matters. Mr. Schwarz has acted as lead counsel in a number of significant business sales, mergers and acquisitions including sales to strategic and private equity buyers.
Martin Borosko, Managing Member, noted that "Kent's addition to the firm advances our strategic growth plan and immediately adds value to our service offerings."
Kent also has significant experience in assisting clients with business formations, commercial transactions review and drafting of commercial agreements including employment agreements, phantom stock plans, stock option plans, supply agreements, distribution agreements, service agreements and operating agreements.
"Kent brings very impressive and valuable tax and M&A experience to our corporate practice," added Tim Szuhaj, Chair of the firm's Business Services Group.
About Becker LLC
Becker LLC is a premier mid-market firm serving the New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia corridor. The Firm provides the complete spectrum of legal services from litigation, transactional, labor and employment, and bankruptcy law counseling, to intellectual property, real estate and construction law-related advice. Our size and regional footprint allows us to provide sophisticated services in a manner not only focused on results, but also on our client's return on their investment. For more information, call (973) 422-1100, or visit www.becker.legal
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