Harry counsels predominately high net-worth families and closely held businesses in a broad range of matters, including areas of taxation (state, national and international), formation, real estate, trust and estates, and business succession planning.
Harry advises clients on structuring transactions in a tax efficient manner. Harry has an acute understanding of the real estate and agricultural sector and helps clients meet their business objectives. Harry regularly advises corporations, partnerships, and individuals on a broad range of domestic offshore and cross-border transactions often focusing on complex and innovative structures to transfer wealth and business holdings. Harry’s experience includes acquisitions, dispositions (including like-kind exchanges), sophisticated financing, easements, and other asset management matters that add post-tax value to the respective client.
Harry also helps individuals and families with sophisticated wealth planning and wealth preservation and multi-generational planning which minimizes income, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes.
Understanding the desire to preserve wealth and closely held business enterprises, Harry ensures a client’s legacy is persevered while navigating potentially sensitive family dynamics. As part of legacy planning, Harry regularly counsels his clients in respect to charitable giving and has been involved with establishing private foundations, charitable lead and remainder trusts, and other not-for-profit entities.
Harry remains active within the community. While not practicing law, Harry enjoys running basketball and hockey.