Buchalter recruits tax attorneys Hal Snow and Paul Barba from Foster Garvey PC
Buchalter has announced that it has added four attorneys to its Seattle office – Harold (Hal) E. Snow, Jr., John B. Crosetto, Scott G. Warner, and Paul M. Barba have all joined from Foster Garvey PC.
Snow joins as a Shareholder and a member of the Firm’s Corporate and Tax, Benefits, & Estate Planning Practice Groups. With more than 40 years of experience, he is a trusted advisor to families and business owners in the areas of business succession planning, asset protection planning, wealth transfer, and transfer tax minimization. Snow’s extensive estate planning background also includes succession planning for closely held businesses, including the transfer of ownership to the next generation with minimum estate tax cost. Further, he has significant experience in regulated industries (wine, beer, and spirits, and cannabis industries) Corporate Transactions, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate and Intellectual Property.
As a member of the Tax, Benefits, & Estate Planning practice, Barba focuses on international tax, cross‐border investments and reorganizations, trusts, estate planning, expatriations, and IRS disputes. He advises his clients on evaluating and implementing tax‐related structures for U.S. domestic and international mergers and acquisitions for various purposes, including optimizing effective tax rates, protecting against estate tax, lowering U.S. tax compliance burdens, implementing estate and repatriation plans, and addressing FIRPTA issues.