Thomas M. DiPiazza Jr.
At a Glance:
Mr. DiPiazza is a partner in the firm and a member of the Business & Finance and Family Wealth and Estate Planning Departments and Health Care Practice Group. He is practice leader for the Business Succession Planning, Tax Controversies and Transactional Tax Planning practice areas. He concentrates his practice in partnerships, joint ventures, limited liability companies, corporations, tax law, civil and criminal tax controversies, and estate planning.
Mr. DiPiazza has substantial experience before the Internal Revenue Service, United States Tax Court, as well as the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. A large portion of his practice includes the structuring and formation of business entities, the structuring and implementation of buy-sell agreements, family limited partnerships, limited liability companies, sales, mergers, acquisitions, business continuity and estate planning for business owners. Mr. DiPiazza received his law degree from the Seattle University School of Law, and an LLM in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. He received his B.S. in Accounting from St. John Fisher College.
Creative buy-sell agreement strategies involving business entities, including limited partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations to provide an appropriate exit strategy with an emphasis on the use of life insurance as a funding mechanism.
Design of incentive arrangements such as stock options, phantom stock plans, appreciation rights plans, split-dollar arrangements, restricted stock, etc.
Mr. DiPiazza is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the District of Columbia.
Mr. DiPiazza is a member of the Monroe County, New York State, District of Columbia and American Bar Associations.
Mr. DiPiazza is a frequent lecturer and has authored numerous professional articles.
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