Events Search
  Summary & Check Out (0)
Friday, October 14, 2022 Live Webcast

Employment Law, New Distribution Rules for IRAs, and more (E2210324)

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT


1.5 CPE Credits in AA
1.5 CPE Credits in TX
This event is part of the Virtual CPE Pass - 2022/23 event bundle.


This program will help CPAs answer questions their business and individual clients often ask. Strengthen your position as a trusted advisor by gaining valuable knowledge of the new minimum distribution rules for inherited retirement accounts, creditors’ rights issues, employment law, forensic accounting, and the latest developments in Federal and State tax regulations.


CPAs in Public Practice


  • Gain important information and learn about strategies you can use to help clients with tax planning.
  • Help advise your business clients in employment law and creditors’ rights issue.
  • Assist in advising individual clients on new minimum distribution rules for inherited retirement accounts and forensic accounting matters for divorcing clients.
  • Gain insights into the latest developments in federal and state tax regulations for business and individual clients alike.


This session will cover these topics:

  • Employment law for CPAs and their clients – Amy E. Rudley, Esq.
  • Creditors’ rights issues – Eric A. Browndorf, Esq. and William P. Rubley, Esq.
  • New minimum distribution rules for inherited retirement accounts – Joseph C. Mahon, Esq., LL.M.
  • An Accountant’s Step-by-Step Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions – Oscar de la Guardia, Esq.








Virtual CPE Pass holders must register for each event.

For course materials, please visit your My Events page. Handouts are added as received, remember to check back for updates.


Eric Browndorf

Eric A. Browndorf, Esq.


Cooper Levenson, Attorneys At Law

Eric Browndorf chairs the Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring practice group at Cooper Levenson. Eric has practiced exclusively in banking, creditor’s rights, bankruptcy and commercial litigation since 1984. His clients include unsecured creditors committees, banks, trustees, national and international real estate developers. Examples of his success include the representation of the creditors’ committees in the restructuring proceedings involving the Greate Bay Hotel and Casino, Southern Jersey Airlines and the Claridge Hotel and Casino. He also was a member of the United States Trustee’s private panel of trustees. A prolific author, Eric has written and edited numerous texts for creditors on recovery strategies, including Debt Recovery: Maintaining the Competitive Edge; Bankruptcy: A Source Manual for the Workout Specialist in New Jersey; Creditors Rights: Effective Recovery Strategies After the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994; and Debt Recovery Under the New Bankruptcy Act: A Recovery Manual for the Workout Specialist in New Jersey.

Oscar de la Guardia

Oscar de la Guardia, Esq.

Cooper Levenson, Attorneys At Law

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.

Joseph Mahon

Joseph C. Mahon, J.D., LL.M.


Cooper Levenson, Attorneys At Law

Joseph Mahon is a partner in the firm’s Estate Planning & Administration Group. He has, for more than 25 years, advised clients on Estate Planning, Estate, Gift and Income Tax Planning, Generation Skipping Transfer Tax Planning, State Death Taxes, Family Office Services, Family Governance, Liquidity Events, Business Succession, Insurance, Lifetime Gifts, including Valuation Discounts, Grantor Trusts, Dynasty Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, Intra-Family Loans, Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts, Private Annuities, Qualified Personal Residence Trusts, Crummey Trusts, Trust Terminations, Trustee Succession, Trust Protectors, Pre-Nuptial Agreements, Powers of Attorney, and Health Care Proxies.

He also guides clients through trust and estate litigation and dispute resolution, including contested guardianships and other issues unique to non-U.S. persons and assets.

Joe is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell* in Estate Planning and Administration. He has been selected for inclusion on the New York “Super Lawyers**” list since 2012 in Estate Planning and Probate. This peer designation is awarded to only a select number of attorneys in each state. He was also named to the Best Lawyers in America*** list since 2017 in Trusts and Estates.

William Rubley

William P. Rubley, Esq.

William P. Rubley is a Partner, based in the firm’s Cherry Hill office. Will has extensive experience in a variety of areas of commercial litigation and bankruptcy, including banking, contract disputes, complex statutory interpretation, and employment. Will has represented clients in State, Federal, and Administrative Courts across New Jersey and Pennsylvania as well as before FINRA and AAA. Although experienced in many areas of law, Will now concentrates his practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania on complex civil litigation, including banking, complex statutory interpretation, adversary and disputed matters in bankruptcy court, lender liability (both on the lender and borrower sides), employment, and general commercial litigation.

Amy Rudley

Amy E. Rudley, Esq.


Cooper Levenson, Attorneys At Law

Amy Rudley is a partner in the firm’s Atlantic City office. Amy focuses on the areas of employment law, hospitality & casino law, and defense litigation including civil rights litigation and premises liability. Amy guides clients through the drafting of handbooks and day-to-day employment practices and decisions. Amy also conducts employment seminars, sessions and trainings, as well as investigations in to workplace allegations of discrimination, retaliation, and harassment. Amy further prepares employment contracts and agreements for her clients. Amy serves as a Councilperson and Public Safety Director, Borough of Pitman, and as a Board Member of the Pitman Education Foundation. She was named 2018 Person of Distinction by Jersey Man/Philly Man Magazine, in the Top 20 Under 40, 2015 by SJ Biz.