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Leonard J. Witman

Leonard J. Witman

Managing Member
Location:
Florham Park, New Jersey
Phone:
973-822-0220
Fax:
973-822-1188
Email:

Leonard J. Witman is a member of the New York and New Jersey Bars. Mr. Witman received his B.A. from Rutgers College, and graduated from New York Law School. He is past Chairman of the New Jersey State Bar Association Taxation Section. He is an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University School of Law and Rutgers University Graduate Business Program and Fairleigh Dickinson University Graduate School of Business. He was a Tax Law Specialist, Instructor and Lecturer with the Internal Revenue Service in the Employee Plans and Exempt Organizations Division. He is the New Jersey Chair and a Fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estates (ACTEC). He is a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefit Counsel. Mr. Witman is also a past Chairman of the New Jersey State Bar Association Employee Benefits Committee and is a frequent nationally known lecturer and author in the tax and deferred compensation fields. He has written for many tax periodicals and is the author of A Retirement Planning Technique Book (9th Edition) and Roth IRAs published by The Kugler Company and Pension Planning after TEFRA, Top-Heavy Plans published by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also annually listed as a "Best Lawyers of America" and "NJ Super Lawyer".* To learn more about the selection process of these awards please click the following - Best Lawyers of America and Super Lawyers.

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Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Pensions, Benefits & Compensation
  • Trusts
  • Estate Administration

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1975
  • New York, 1976
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1976
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1977

Education

  • New York Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1975
  • Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
    • B.A. - 1972

Published Works

  • A Retirement Planning Technique Book, The Kugler Company
  • Roth IRAs, The Kugler Company
  • Pension Planning after TEFRA, Top-Heavy Plans, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

References

  • Bank of America

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Seton Hall University School of Law
  • Adjunct Professor, Graduate Business Program, Rutgers University
  • Adjunct Professor, Graduate Business Program, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Instructor, The American Society of Pension Actuaries (ASPPA)

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers of America*, 1995 - Present
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers*
  • *No aspect of this advertising has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), New Jersey State Chair
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Taxation Section, Past Chairman
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Past Chairman, Employee Benefits Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Brach Eichler, Partner, 1980 - 1989
  • Lampf, Pleva, Associate, 1977 - 1980
  • Internal Revenue Service, Employee Plans and Exempt Organizations Division, Tax Law Specialist, Instructor and Lecturer, 1975 - 1977
Office Location

Witman Stadtmauer, P.A.

26 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 100
Florham Park, NJ 07932-2246

Telephone: 973-822-0220
Fax: 973-822-1188

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