Unique Ability

Welcome to our small family firm with international scale. Our specialists are professionals with multi-year experience in law and with the clients we serve. Our Attorneys have deep knowledge and experience in tax, startup/small business, wealth management, estates and trusts, oil and gas, and international law.

New Thinking

Our client service and back-office management systems leverage the latest technology in order to keep client costs low and service quality high. Most of our services are billed based on flat fee contracts, we don't like unpredictable expenses. We provide practical advice in plain English (or Russian, or German, ...).

Our Clients

The partners and staff of our law firm seek to empower you. Whether you are in need of tax services, looking for advice on managing money or starting a business, we are here for you. Our focus is on being lawyers who help you to say "yes, we can do that." We find solutions, we explain, we empower.

Insights and Analysis

Although the IRS’s burden for initial investigatory information requests from taxpayers is “slight,” it can only investigate for legitimate purposes, must only seek information relevant to that purpose (which is initially narrow), can only ask for information it does not already have, and must follow statutory administrative procedures.  These threshold matters narrowed what the IRS ... [Read more]

Taxpayers must know the various thresholds and incentive-related amounts as they plan their income and make investment decisions. This is why one must pay special attention to the IRS announcements of inflation adjustments for income and capital gains tax brackets in addition to new numbers for several other common tax deductions and credits. E.g. Rev. ... [Read more]

In our last post, we reviewed the decision (and Supreme Court non-decision) in Ajemian v. Yahoo, Inc., 478 Mass. 169 (2017). At issue was what happens to a user’s email stored with an electronic service provider if the user dies intestate. The court outcome was that the executor of an estate can access a decedent’s ... [Read more]