Partner Hal J. Webb Newest Addition to Tax and Estate Planning Group

Press Release
June 10, 2016

Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that Hal J. Webb has joined the Firm as a Partner in our TaxEstate Planning Group and will be the Head of the International Private Client Services. Hal joins the Firm after serving as a partner at a boutique law firm specializing in international tax and estate planning for high net worth international private clients and their families, servicing predominately Latin American, Caribbean, and European clientele.

"On behalf of the Firm, we are delighted to welcome Hal to our Tax and Estate Planning Practice Group," says Partner and Tax and Estate Planning Chair Richard M. Goldstein. He is one of the preeminent cross border private wealth attorneys in the United States. His extensive international tax and trust and estate experience focusing on foreign ultra high net worth persons with family members or business interests in the United States will enhance the service we provide to our clients."

Hal brings with him over 16 years of tax and estate planning legal experience. His practice focuses on the representation of ultra-high net worth international private clients in cross border tax and estate planning, U.S. tax compliance services, family office advisory services and cross-border real property transactions. Hal frequently deals with sophisticated foreign trusts with United States beneficiaries, pre-immigration planning, structuring foreign investment into the United States and voluntary disclosures.

Hal is a frequent author and lecturer on various topics of international tax and estate planning. Additionally, he is Past Chairman of the International Tax In-Bound Committee of the Florida Bar Tax Section, and Chairman of the Miami Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners based in London, England. Hal has consistently been recognized by legal publications including Best Lawyers in America, Florida Super Lawyers, and Guide to the World’s Leading Trusts & Estates Practitioners.

Hal has been awarded the highest “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory and is listed in Best Lawyers in America, Florida Super Lawyers, Top Lawyer in the South Florida Legal Guide, Guide to the World’s Leading Trusts & Estates Practitioners, and Leading Lawyers in North America by Citywealth Magazine.

About Bilzin Sumberg
Bilzin Sumberg is a commercial law firm based in Florida. The firm’s core practices include Business Finance & Restructuring, Corporate, International, Land Development & Government Relations, Litigation, Real Estate and Tax. For more information, please visit

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