Dean Friedman joined Clark & Trevithick in 1988 and is our senior tax partner. Dean represents individuals, partnerships and corporations before the United States Tax Court, Internal Revenue Service, California Franchise Tax Board, State Board of Equalization and Employment Development Department. Dean advises clients on tax planning for business sales, acquisitions and reorganizations. He also consults on incentive and deferred compensation arrangements for executives.
Dean's practice also includes estate planning, trust and probate administration (with a special emphasis on the succession of closely-held business and investment interests). Dean earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California, his law degree, cum laude, from Southwestern University and his masters of law from Georgetown University. He is certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California as a taxation law specialist.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Dean I. Friedman