Registration: 7:00 AM EDT
Atlantic City Country Club
One Leo Fraser DriveNorthfield , NJ 08225
This program will focus on tax topics CPAs are often asked about by business and individual clients.
CPAs in public practice
This session will cover these topics:
Cooper Levenson, Attorneys At Law
Oscar de la Guardia
Oscar de la Guardia is a highly experienced business attorney whose legal career spans 35 years and encompasses mergers and acquisitions, financings and other significant corporate transactions, particularly for middle-market growth companies. He has structured, negotiated and implemented successful corporate acquisitions and divestitures, turnarounds, joint ventures and partnerships and many other sophisticated corporate transactions.
Oscar has represented both lenders and borrowers in debt and combined debt/equity financing vehicles, especially financing secured by accounts receivable and other intangibles. His practice also includes federal and state securities matters, particularly private placement syndications, and securities compliance and reporting responsibilities. Oscar recently represented the buyer in an acquisition of a casino property from the country’s largest, publicly-traded casino company, in a transaction valued at $1.3 billion. He has also recently served as trustee and escrow agent for transactions involving crypto-currencies and other digital assets.
Cynthia N. Grob, Esq.
Cynthia N. Grob, Esq. is a seasoned attorney who focuses her practice on family law. She believes that professional diplomacy, coupled with a well-prepared, aggressive representation, is the most effective way to reach a resolution in or out of the courtroom – where children’s lives and futures are often at stake. Born and raised in Morris County, New Jersey, Cynthia developed a passion for family law while working as a Youth Shelter Counselor for the County of Morris Department of Human Services. She also has served as a Counselor for the New Jersey Battered Woman’s Services.
While attending school at the Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, Cynthia volunteered for the Rutgers Law Camden Domestic Violence Project. Cynthia also serves on the Executive Board of Camp NoWorries, a summer camp for children with cancer and their siblings.
Russell L. Lichtenstein, Esq.
With an impressive collection of favorable jury verdicts in employment matters, Russell L. Lichtenstein is generally regarded as one the most successful and effective management-side employment litigators in New Jersey. He serves as Chairman of the firm’s Employment & Labor and Casino & Hospitality Industry Defense Litigation practice groups. He regularly appears in matters in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and before the administrative agencies which address employment issues. Complementing his employment practice, Russell also has an expertise in traditional labor-law matters including contract negotiation, contact drafting, providing guidance on the daily issues that arise in a unionized workforce and defending Unfair Labor Practice charges before the NLRB.
In the more than 30 years that he has been with Cooper Levenson, Russell has successfully defended cases brought against employers including: the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act, the New Jersey Wage and Hour Law, Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Older Worker Benefit Protect Act, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the WARN Act.
Russell is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell* in Labor Law, Employment Law, Employment Litigation. He has been selected for inclusion on the New Jersey “Super Lawyers”** list for fourteen consecutive years in Labor Law, Employment Law, and Employment Litigation, and selected as one of New Jersey’s “Top Attorneys” in the employment litigation field by New Jersey Monthly Magazine in each year they have made that designation from 2004 through the present. Russell is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney.
Louis Niedelman, Esq.
Louis Niedelman, a founding partner of the law firm of Cooper Levenson, has been practicing law since 1969. He has concentrated his practice in insurance defense litigation, representing dozens of insurance carriers, their insureds and self-insureds. He has handled over 2000 cases in his career involving product liability, construction defect, fall down accidents, motor vehicle accidents, insurance coverage litigation, professional malpractice litigation, condominium litigation, premises security litigation and dram shop litigation. He has tried over 225 matters before juries with a majority of successful results for his clients.
Louis was certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney in 1983 and has been recertified every five years to date. This certification and the re-certifications require the completion of extensive applications with endorsements from fellow trial practitioners and trial judges.
Robert E. Salad, Esq., LL.M.
With a keen eye for detail, and a well-earned depth and breadth of experience, Robert E. Salad is at the forefront in business and tax law. Joining Cooper Levenson in 1984, he now serves as President of the firm, and Chairman of the Tax and Business practice group. He has been a partner since 1988.
Rob’s areas of expertise encompass almost all aspects of tax and business planning and transactions. More specifically, he focuses on matters involving the representation of businesses, including healthcare providers. He helps them to achieve business objectives, and also provides advice with respect to income tax issues. He handles both business and personal matters for his clients with the utmost sensitivity and timeliness.
A sought-after lecturer, Rob is informative and entertaining. He brings extensive experience in areas involving commercial transactions, entity formation, estate planning, estate administration and litigation as well as those matters involving representation before federal, state and/or local taxing authorities. He represents a wide range of clients from public companies, closely held businesses and tax-exempt organizations.
Jarad K. Stiles, Esq.
As a member of the Tax Law, and Estate Planning & Administration, and Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring practice groups at Cooper Levenson, Jarad K. Stiles, Esq., LL.M. puts his extensive experience in tax law to work.
Previously, Jarad worked with a Millville, N.J. firm, where he created a new practice group specializing in trusts and estates, asset protection, tax controversy, special needs planning and elder law. Among his major accomplishments was gaining guardianship for a client with approximately $2.2 million in dispute. He also resolved tax compliance issues to maintain a foundation’s 501 (c)(3) status, and advised clients on comprehensive estate and asset protection plans limiting state, local and federal tax liability.
$0.00 - Member
$110.00 - Nonmember
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