Martin Lepelstat Makes Move to Greenberg Traurig

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Martin Lepelstat Makes Move to Greenberg Traurig

The international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP announced that Martin L. Lepelstat has joined its New Jersey office as a shareholder in the Tax, Trusts & Estates Practice. This move is part of the New Jersey office’s effort to grow its transactional practices.

Lepelstat’s practice is concentrated in the areas of tax, trust and estate planning for businesses and high net-worth individuals. Lepelstat represents partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations, individuals and special types of entities in connection with the planning, structuring and defense of tax transactions.

“We are thrilled to have Marty join our New Jersey office,” said Philip R. Sellinger, managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s New Jersey office. “Adding him to our New Jersey team is an example of our firm’s dedication of hiring high quality attorneys that will bring the most value to our clients. Marty’s experience in tax and estate planning coupled with his knowledge of handling virtually all types of audits makes him an immediate asset to our office and clients.”

“After many years, I am excited to start the next chapter of my career with Greenberg Traurig’s talented attorneys,” said Lepelstat. “It was important for me to join a firm where I can offer my clients global resources while still being able to provide them with the highest possible service at competitive rates.”

Lepelstat holds a J.D. from Cornell University, an LL.M. in Tax from New York University, an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, and a B.B.A. from City College of New York. He is a member of the New Jersey, New York, and Florida bars. Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, Lepelstat was a partner with Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving from 35 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal’s 2012 NLJ 250. For additional information, please visit

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