WTAS Welcomes New Managing Director to International Tax Practice

Jun 21, 2010, 09:44 ET from WTAS

BOSTON, June 21 /PRNewswire/ --Leonard Schneidman, formerly of Pepper Hamilton LLP, recently joined the Boston office of WTAS LLC as a Managing Director in its International Tax practice.  

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Schneidman brings to WTAS a wealth of experience in providing counsel to clients with regard to structuring and operation of private investment funds, advising high net worth foreign investors with regard to U.S. investments and activities, and assisting both U.S. and non-U.S. corporate clients in tax-efficient structuring of their business operations.  He has had significant involvement with issues of U.S. international tax policy and tax reform, including chairmanship of the American Bar Association's (ABA) U.S. Activities of Foreigners and Tax Treaties Committee and co-chairmanship of the ABA's Task Force on International Tax Reform.  Prior to joining WTAS, Schneidman held positions with Foley Hoag LLP; Spengler, Carlson, Gubar, Brodsky & Frischling LLP; and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, and has written and spoken extensively on international tax matters.

"Many of our clients have interests beyond the boundaries of the United States. Len's expertise is a great resource for those clients whose business or personal transactions have multinational implications," said Joe Comeau, the Office Managing Director in Boston.

"We are glad to have Len on board. He will bring additional depth to our international practice and his extensive experience will add real value to our clients and our firm," commented WTAS CEO, Mark Vorsatz.

For additional information about Mr. Schneidman or WTAS, contact Megan Williams or visit www.wtas.com.

About WTAS

WTAS is one of the largest independent tax firms in the United States, providing a wide range of tax, valuation, financial advisory and related consulting services to individual and corporate clients across the country. The firm is comprised of over 500 personnel located in 14 major cities and encompasses top advisors with previous experience in the international accounting firms, law firms, the IRS and state taxing authorities.  Our advisors hold multiple professional credentials and have depth in a wide range of capabilities allowing us to provide clients with comprehensive, integrated solutions.

WTAS has offices serving Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Greenwich, Harrisburg, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York City, Palo Alto, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C. and West Palm Beach.