Sirote & Permutt Attorney Brad Sklar Named President of the City of Mountain Brook Board of Education
Brad Sklar, shareholder at Sirote & Permutt, P.C., was named President of the City of Mountain Brook Board of Education at its meeting on Tuesday, June 16. Sklar has served on the Board for the past four years.
“Brad Sklar’s appointment continues our firm’s long tradition of commitment to education,” said W. Todd Carlisle, Managing Partner of Sirote & Permutt. “We are especially proud of this appointment as Brad is following in the footsteps of one of Sirote’s founders, James “Jimmy” Permutt, who dedicated 28 years of service on the Mountain Brook School Board.”
When asked about the direction of the Board at the end of the Meeting on Tuesday, Sklar commented: "We are privileged to have Dicky Barlow as a great superintendent in addition to energetic board members. We are excited to continue to work hard to provide the resources necessary for our administrators, teachers and principals to meet the needs of our students. The mission of Mountain Brook Schools is to provide an effective, challenging and engaging education for each one of our students. This has been our mission and our focus in the past and will continue to be so in the future."
Sklar has served on the Executive Committee/Board of Directors at Sirote & Permutt for a number of years and is a member of the Corporate, Securities and Tax Practice Group. Sklar focuses on sophisticated business and tax planning issues for real estate development clients and works closely with other business entities on state and local tax matters including incentive opportunities. In addition, Sklar counsels clients regarding mergers, acquisitions, purchases and sales of businesses as well as representation of professional practices. Additionally, Sklar regularly participates in the drafting of State legislation in the entity and tax arenas.