For some holders of the Juris Doctor degree, “J.D.” has depressing meanings: Just Debt, Job Disabled, Justifiably Depressed. But for others, “J.D.” stands for something happier: Just Dollars. Lots and lots and lots of them. The 2011 Forbes 400 list has been issued — and it contains a number of lawyers and law school graduates….
Late last night, Congress passed a compromise tax bill that will, among other things, cap the estate tax at 35% (with a $5 million exemption). If not for this compromise, the estate tax would have returned in 2011, at rates as high as 55 percent (with a $1 million exemption). Hallelujah. Anytime you can save […]
Here’s the memo from managing partner Ken Geller.