Mark E Haranzo joins Withers Bergman as a Tax Partner in the Trusts & Estates Group

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Withers Bergman LLP announced today that prominent trusts and estates attorney Mark E. Haranzo has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner.

Mr. Haranzo has twenty years of experience in the trusts and estates field representing a high–net-worth clientele in both the U.S. and abroad. Although an American who advises primarily on U.S. law, he is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales and represents an important clientele there — a natural fit for Withers. He is also admitted to practice in the states of New York, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and West Virginia. Most recently, Mr. Haranzo was a partner with the law firm of Wiggin and Dana LLP.

Regarding the arrival of Mr. Haranzo to the firm’s New York office, U.S. Regional Senior Partner Ivan A. Sacks commented, “We’re delighted to welcome Mark to the firm. His experience advising domestic and international high-net-worth clients is a natural complement to the firm’s representation of wealthy individuals, families and businesses around the globe.”

Mr. Haranzo lectures and writes extensively on trusts and estates law related issues, and is the co-author of a three-volume practice guide, Harris 6th Edition, New York Estates, published by WestGroup. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Mr. Haranzo has also been recognized for his accomplishment in a number of surveys and is currently listed as a “SuperLawyer” in both Connecticut and New York.

Mr. Haranzo is an active advisor to a number of charitable organizations. Among other posts, he serves as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the American Museum of Britain.

Mr. Haranzo’s addition to Withers Bergman, which is a finalist for a 2012 Private Asset Management (PAM) Award for best private client law firm, comes on the heels of other recent hires by the firm and the build-out of more office space in New York to accommodate its strong growth. The firm currently has nine offices around the world, and is considered the largest in the private client space.

About Withers Bergman LLP

Withers Bergman LLP is an international law firm dedicated to the personal, business and philanthropic interests of successful individuals, their families and advisers. The firm has over 300 attorneys worldwide who have experience in tax, trusts and estates planning, as well as commercial, litigation, employment and other legal issues facing our clients.

The firm has offices in New York, New Haven, Greenwich, London, BVI, Geneva, Hong Kong, Milan and Zurich.

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