Stu achieved the highest ranking, AV preeminent®, from Martindale-Hubbell®. His extensive experience with closely held businesses includes formation, operation, and dissolution, with an emphasis in family succession planning. Domestic relations taxation matters form another aspect of his expertise. Stu has in-depth experience in estate planning and probate. Stu’s extensive practice in nonprofit corporations includes formation, tax-exempt status, operations, and dissolution. In tax controversy, he handles audits, protests, and appeals. He also practices in advertising, art, and museum law.