John Venturella chairs the firm’s Tax Group and serves as a tax advisor to businesses from $100 million, multi-national corporations to closely held and family-owned companies. He assists clients with federal, state and local tax issues including mergers and acquisitions and complex transactional tax matters. John is a specialist in the tax advisory needs of high-net-worth individuals, providing counsel on income, trust and estate taxes, complex compliance tax issues associated with nontraditional investments, and succession planning. As an attorney and CPA, he confidently represents clients in tax controversies with the IRS at the audit level. John is a frequent speaker on advanced estate planning techniques, tax implications of emerging federal legislation, succession planning, and partnership taxation.