International tax and estate planning specialists

About Us

We are planners, first and foremost

Drawing upon decades of experience, we give sound advice and implement it for our clientele. Our practice is concentrated on individuals and businesses with an international element.
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Practice Areas

International Taxation Services

We are U.S. tax lawyers. Our practice is concentrated on individuals, businesses and transactions with an international element. Our clients are mostly individuals, families and closely held businesses but, because of our background in large firms, we occasionally represent large companies in areas within our specialized field of experience and knowledge.
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Estate Planning Services

Our estate planning practice adds high value in situations that involve complex interactions between typical estate planning issues and business or family needs. Our goal is to develop a comprehensive plan that integrates techniques to deal with personal, tax and business issues.
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Charitable Planning Services

We provide charitable planning services to our individual clients, helping them to effect their philanthropic goals. We listen carefully and provide both technical tax compliance advice and pragmatic counsel learned from over 30 years of legal concentration on philanthropy.
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Lawyer Spotlight

Michael Karlin

Michael Karlin, Partner, is a California attorney and an English solicitor with over 45 years of experience advising clients on the taxation of cross-border transactions and investments.
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Apr 12, 2024

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Mar 5, 2024

Cynthia D. Brittain Speaks to Wealth Management About Ruth Gottesman’s $1B Donation to Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Jan 10, 2024

Jane Peebles Named Among Super Lawyers’ “Top 50” Women in Southern California in 2024

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Upcoming Events
Mar 21, 2024

Cynthia Brittain to Present at California Lawyers Association 2024 Estate and Gift Tax Conference

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If you require assistance within one of our specialized practice areas or would like to inquire about our services, we invite you to contact our firm.