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The Firm

 

 

After working in U.S. Federal and state tax governmental agencies as well as the U.S. Tax court, Monte Silver focuses on representing clients on business and tax matters related to the United States.   Having accumulated extensive experience in both U.S. taxation planning and litigation, Monte specializes in developing solutions for high wealth clients with regard to their U.S. matters. 

Monte has spent half his life in North America and half in Israel. Residing in Israel, Monte frequently travels throughout Europe and the United States pursuing the legal interests of his clients.  

 

Education: 

  • UCLA.  B.A. in Economics (1991)

  • Boston University School of Law (1994)

 

Government Sector Work: 

  • Honorable Judge Larry Nameroff, United States Tax Court

  • Internal Revenue Service, Estate and Gift Tax Division, Boston MA

  • Brad Sherman, Chairman of the California State Board of Equalization (SBE). The SBE is in charge of the California tax system.  (Mr. Sherman is currently a senior U.S. Congressman).  

 

Bar Admissions:

  • State of California (1994)

  • Israel (1999).

United States office location 

The United States law firm of Wasserman Law Group has been in business since 1971. The firm offers the full spectrum of business litigation services throughout the United States in both Federal and State courts.  Our business litigation department regularly represents businesses from all over the world. The men and women who comprise WLG’s business litigation practice group are uniquely positioned to handle the wide variety of issues that come up in business litigation. Our clients benefit from our considerable knowledge of the law, superior advocacy skills and the real-world business experience we provide.  To that end, WLG ensures that the practice group is comprised of former businesspersons who share a unique understanding of the practical challenges facing our clients. 

 

Since its inception, the firm has developed an expertise representing foreign clients, with an emphasis on those located in China and Israel.  As such, whether through the competency of our own attorneys or through our network of experienced litigation attorneys across the United States, we provide a one-stop shop to clients, regardless of the state or forum in which their disputes arise 

 

Steve Wasserman
United States tax affiliate

Golbert & Associates.  After practicing for ten years throughout Europe, Asia and Africa, Mr. Golbert returned to the United States in 1970. In addition to an extensive tax and business law practice, he has taught in numerous law schools and has authored more than 50 articles and five books.

 

Mr. Golbert and the firm specialize in:

  • structuring inbound businesses and investments

  • tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service

  • advising clients on income and estate planning, especially non-resident aliens with US situs assets/investments 

  • advising clients on tax related immigration issues

 

Awards and Accolades

  • Recipient: Warren Christopher Award as International Lawyer of the Year 2013

  • Best Lawyers' in America 2006-2015 (Taxation and/or International Trade and Finance Law)

  • Southern California Super Lawyers, 2006-2015 (Taxation and International Trade and Finance Law)

  • Recipient: Dana Latham Award for lifetime achievement and commitment to the tax bar, (highest honor bestowed by the Taxation Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2000)

 

 

Al Golbert