Press Room

June 21, 2010

Leonard Schneidman Joins WTAS in Boston

Boston, MA, June 21, 2010 – Leonard Schneidman, formerly of Pepper Hamilton LLP, recently joined the Boston office of WTAS LLC as a Managing Director in its International Tax practice.

Schneidman brings to WTAS a wealth of experience in providing counsel to clients with regard to structuring and operation of private investment funds, advising high net worth foreign investors with regard to U.S. investments and activities, and assisting both U.S. and non-U.S. corporate clients in tax-efficient structuring of their business operations. He has had significant involvement with issues of U.S. international tax policy and tax reform, including chairmanship of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) U.S. Activities of Foreigners and Tax Treaties Committee and co-chairmanship of the ABA’s Task Force on International Tax Reform. Prior to joining WTAS, Schneidman held positions with Foley Hoag LLP; Spengler, Carlson, Gubar, Brodsky & Frischling LLP; and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, and has written and spoken extensively on international tax matters.

“Many of our clients have interests beyond the boundaries of the United States. Len’s expertise is a great resource for those clients whose business or personal transactions have multinational implications,” said Joe Comeau, the Office Managing Director in Boston.

“We are glad to have Len on board. He will bring additional depth to our international practice and his extensive experience will add real value to our clients and our firm,” commented WTAS CEO, Mark Vorsatz.