Howard Neiswender Joins Sirote as a Shareholder

September 05, 2012

Sirote & Permutt, P.C. is pleased to announce that Howard W. Neiswender has joined the law firm as a shareholder in its Birmingham office. Mr. Neiswender is a member of the firm’s Estates Wills & Trusts practice group with a focus on Succession Planning. 

“Sirote continues to emphasize client services by engaging well-respected attorneys,” says John Cooper, CEO. “Clients benefit from our counsel’s experience, and Howard’s specialty in wealth management builds upon the quality legal representation we offer our clients throughout the Southeast.” 

Mr. Neiswender is a wealth planner with more than 25 years of experience in working with businesses and individuals in the areas of advanced tax planning, estate planning, asset protection planning, business succession planning and charitable planning. He also assists both U.S. and foreign individuals with establishing structures to hold investments, minimize taxes, and accomplish other goals of international estate and tax planning.

Mr. Neiswender is the former Head of Planning for a national wealth advisory firm and is a former Adjunct Professor in the University of Alabama School of Law’s LL.M in Taxation program. He has taught extensively for the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Enrolled Assets. He was a national instructor for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has spoken around the country at various seminars.

Mr. Neiswender is a co-author of the book International Estate Planning Strategies, published by Thomson Reuters. He has also been published in the national publications of Estate Planning magazine and the Million Dollar Round Table magazine.

Additionally, Mr. Neiswender is a Trust and Estate Practitioner with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and is a Certified Financial Planner®. He is a member of the Financial Planning Association (North Alabama Chapter), the Family Firm Institute, and the Society of Financial Service Professionals. Mr. Neiswender is also recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for both Tax Law and Trusts & Estates Law.

“We are delighted to welcome Howard as a partner in our law firm,” Mr. Cooper says.

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