Michael Schlesinger

Michael Schlesinger (Partner) has over forty years of experience in various aspects of law, including taxation (his major interest), litigation, business planning, corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships.  Mr. Schlesinger has written over fifty five articles on taxation in various national publications, including:

  • Michael SchlesingerThe Journal of Taxation
  • Taxation for Accountants
  • The Practical Accountant
  • Taxation for Lawyers
  • Taxes – The Tax Magazine
  • Estate Planning Review
  • Estate Planning
  • Enrolled Agent
  • Variety
  • Practical Update

Additionally, he has been quoted a number of times in The New York Times , Federal Tax Weekly, Fortune Small Business and Smart Money.

Mr. Schlesinger has authored several tax columns in national publications, including Variety and The Practical Accountant.  His latest appeared in Agent and Manager.  Further, he was contributing editor to Mergers and Acquisitions during the period from 1973 to 1980.  Mr. Schlesinger is also the author of four books:

  • The S Corporation Deskbook (Prentice Hall, 1988)
  • The Small Business Tax Return Guide (Prentice Hall, 1991)
  • Essential Facts: Limited Liability Companies (Warren, Gorham, and Lamont, 1995)
  • Pracitcal Guide to S Corporations, 4th Edition (CCH) 200

A list of his published articles can be found here.

Mr. Schlesinger is engaged in a number of public service activities, both within the community and in law.  He is a former Adjunct Professor of Law,  Pace University Law School, White Plains,NY  and Adjunct Professor of Accounting, Lubin School of Busines, Pace University, White Plains, N.Y. .  Courses taught by  him include Partnership Taxation, Business Planning, and Tax Accounting.

Mr. Schlesinger, who has an L.L.M. in Taxation from N.Y.U. School of Law, incorporates his strong tax and litigation background in virtually every aspect of his practice of law.  His areas of concentration are numerous; however, his prime emphasis is on income and estate planning for the small, closely-held family business.  Additionally, he has represented famous authors, professional athletes, public officials, judges, and Fortune 50 CEOs.

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