Berliner Cohen Welcomes New Tax Attorney
May 24, 2010
Berliner Cohen is pleased to announce the arrival of Tyler A. Shewey as an associate in its Tax and Corporate Groups.
“Mr. Shewey’s experience lends itself perfectly in helping our clients resolve their tax problems, and we welcome him as a valued asset to the Firm,” stated Alan J. Pinner, Tax Group chair.
Mr. Shewey’s practice focuses on individuals, corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies in a variety of transactions, from stock-based compensation to mergers and acquisitions. He also represents individuals and businesses before the Internal Revenue Service, Franchise Tax Board, State Board of Equalization and Employment Development Department on a wide range of tax matters.
Before joining Berliner Cohen, Mr. Shewey was an associate at law firms in Palo Alto and New York. He received his LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law, and his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He earned his B.A. in Political Science and History at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Berliner Cohen’s tax practice is unique in that all of our tax attorneys possess an advanced tax law degree (LL.M. in Taxation) or CPA license. The Firm’s tax and corporate attorneys provide counseling to individuals, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, nonprofit organizations and other entities in a variety of transactions, from entity formation and liquidation to matters that involve seeking private letter rulings with the Internal Revenue Service. Berliner Cohen is one of the largest and oldest law firms in San Jose serving the business and regulatory needs of private business and public agencies in Northern California. For 40 years, the Firm has developed the special expertise required by a diverse client base consisting of nationally recognized business interests and a number of Silicon Valley's largest national and multinational corporations, new ventures, leading real estate developers and brokerages, cutting-edge technology companies, healthcare and other service providers, banking and financial institutions, municipalities, public agencies and individuals. Berliner Cohen also meets the growing demands of the San Joaquin Valley with its expanding office in Merced.