Stanley N. Bergman
Partner | New Haven
Secretary Karen Papa
Stanley is a partner in the private client and tax team.He is a founding partner of the firm Bergman Horowitz & Reynolds which merged with Withers in 2002 to create Withers Bergman LLP in the US. Stanley's practice encompasses all phases of tax law, estate planning and trusts (both domestic and international), business law and advising on pension plans. His work involves devising plans that save income and death taxes and also provide asset protection programs for international clients. In addition to his law degree, Stanley is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Stanley was honored with the prestigious lifetime achievement award from the Connecticut Law Tribune and is recognized by Chambers USA as a Senior Statesman in their High Net Worth Guide. He contributes regularly to various tax periodicals and co-author of a book on the design of pension and profit sharing plans which is part of the tax management service published by the Bureau of National Affairs. Stanley is a frequent lector, mentor, and instructor of continuing education courses.
If you're working on a family with him, he gets the big picture. Stanley is very well connected and works with a lot of families who put a lot of trust in him.
Sharp as a tack.
[Stanley is] unbelievable. He has a great memory, he has a very sharp mind and he stays on top of the legal side. He really understands the corporate and family elements very well and he is good in meetings with the client, because he can talk in layman's terms.
He has a reputation of being a pillar in the trusts and estates world.
[Stanley] has a fantastic reputation in Connecticut for his work on trust and estates… He is known as a giant among tax professionals in Connecticut… He is brilliant; there is no problem that he cannot solve.