In October 2008, after 30 years of practice and 27 years at large law firms I... more
In October 2008, after 30 years of practice and 27 years at large law firms I decided to open my own firm. I enjoyed the large firm experience and training but over theyearsit seemed thatmy ability to represent potential clients wasbeing limited more and more oftenbyclient andissue conflicts.This may be the inevitable consequence of being in a large firm in the smaller upstate New York market. ... view profile
Mark L. Stulmaker practices in the areas of employee benefits and taxation, serving... more
Mark L. Stulmaker practices in the areas of employee benefits and taxation, serving as counsel to trustees of public and private pension and health and welfare benefit plans as well as to closely held businesses. He is also involved in estate planning and administration, especially in connection with charitable trusts, foundations, and large retirement plan distributions.
Joseph J. Gumkowski practices in the areas of general business law, e-commerce,... more
Joseph J. Gumkowski practices in the areas of general business law, e-commerce, taxation, and intellectual property. His practice is concentrated in servicing select clients of the firm in the entertainment business. Mr. Gumkowski is an active member of the Sports Car Club of America; the Sports Car Club of America, Western New York Region; the South Towns Motor Club; and the Central New York ... view profile
Herbert L. Greenman is a senior partner with Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria. He... more
Herbert L. Greenman is a senior partner with Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria. He concentrates his practice in the area of criminal defense and has extensive experience in matters that include criminal trials, criminal appeals, constitutional law, narcotic cases, and search and seizure. Mr. Greenman began his career as an assistant district attorney for Erie County, prosecuting drug felonies from 1... view profile
William Winspear is a former IRS officer and worked in the IRS Collection and Small... more
William Winspear is a former IRS officer and worked in the IRS Collection and Small Business Self-Employed Divisions at the Internal Revenue Service from 1991 to 2007. He left the IRS in 2007, and became an Enrolled Agent tax professional with license to practice before the IRS. Winspear then attended law school, graduated Magna Cum Laude, and received Louis A. DelCotto Award for outsta... view profile
Tax attorneys understand the interplay of different tax laws and regulations, and in planning strategies to minimize people's tax liabilities. Many tax laws are written by lawyers for lawyers, and as such are very difficult to understand. There are also many different types of taxes and tax laws–for example, income taxes, corporate and business taxes, death taxes, property taxes, estate and gift taxes, sales taxes, and international taxes. Sometimes taxes are based on an inflated or incorrect value the government has placed on an entity or activity. Tax attorneys will help you challenge the value or the tax itself, and help you reduce your taxes through careful planning.