Types of Clients

Robert L. Sommers represents U.S. and foreign individuals, entrepreneurs, start-ups and small companies, including:

  • Closely-held Corporations
  • S Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Trusts and Estates

Description of Services

Robert L. Sommers has a general tax and business law practice, with emphasis on the following areas of law:

  • Federal and California income, estate and gift tax controversies, audits, appeals, litigation and collections.
  • Foreign income, gift and estate tax issues (foreign taxpayers investing or doing business in the U.S. and U.S. taxpayers investing or doing business abroad).
  • Employee Stock Options.
  • Legal asset protection and wealth preservation planning.
  • U.S. and foreign estate planning (revocable living trusts, gifts and wills), probate and trust administration.
  • Real property exchanges, purchases and sales.
  • Business purchases, sales and tax-free reorganizations.
  • Formation, operation and dissolution of corporations, partnerships, trusts and limited liability companies.