Berger Singerman Adds Corporate and Federal Tax Law Attorney Mark Wisniewski as Partner
October 4, 2016
Veteran Lawyer Brings Nearly Two Decades of Experience, and Expands the Firm’s Business, Finance & Tax Team
MIAMI, FL – Oct. 5, 2016 – Berger Singerman, Florida’s business law firm, is pleased to announce that Mark Wisniewski has joined the firm as a partner on the Business, Finance & Tax Team. He will be resident in the firm’s Miami office.
Wisniewski brings nearly 20 years in corporate and federal tax law, focusing his practice on helping clients resolve tax disputes with the IRS, drafting partnership and operating agreements for real estate joint ventures, federal tax and business planning involving the formation and use of closely held business entities, and tax planning for loan modifications and workouts. He also handles a wide array of business matters, including corporate transactional work, acquisitions and dispositions of businesses, as well as restructuring of family business entities for estate planning and gifting purposes.
“The opportunity to collaborate with such a tremendous legal team comprised of attorneys who are renowned in their respective practice areas made the decision to join Berger Singerman an easy one. The firm’s culture not only encourages but in fact expects the sharing of ideas and expertise across teams, and promotes and facilitates exemplary client service,” said Wisniewski. “I have built my career in Florida, so it was also important for me to join a firm that has an established and respected presence in the state, yet also provides me with the resources necessary to serve domestic and international clients.”
Prior to joining Berger Singerman, Wisniewski was associated with Shuffield, Lowman & Wilson, P.A. in Orlando, Fla. Prior to working in Orlando, he worked with Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun, LLP. He is admitted to The Florida Bar, the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, as well as the U.S. Tax Court. In addition to his professional affiliations, he is a board member of the YMCA of Central Florida in Winter Park, Fla.
“Mark is a seasoned tax and deal professional and his deep understanding of complex corporate transactions, federal tax law and the resolution of IRS tax contests and controversies will enhance our firm’s existing and already deep tax and transactional talent,” said Paul Steven Singerman, co-chair of Berger Singerman. “He is an excellent addition to our Business, Finance & Tax Team, and we are thrilled to welcome him to Berger Singerman.”
Wisniewski is the latest high-profile addition to join the firm, which include Jeff Bartel, a seasoned administrative law and land use lawyer (Miami), Colin Roopnarine (Tallahassee), the immediate pastGeneral Counsel for the Office of Financial Regulation; Adriana Kostencki (Miami), the President of the Venezuelan American National Bar Association; Pamela Marsh (Tallahassee), the former United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida; Michael Higer (Miami), the current President-Elect of The Florida Bar; Katie Phang (Miami), the current President-Elect for The Florida Association for Women Lawyers' Miami-Dade Chapter; and Floyd Self (Tallahassee), the current President of the Southeastern Chapter of the Energy Bar Association.
Wisniewski earned his J.D., with honors, and LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Miami School of Law, and his B.A., with honors, from the State University of New York College at Purchase.
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