Hal J. Webb | Partner, Bilzin Sumberg
Hal J. Webb is a trusted advisor and counselor to high-net-worth international families. He is Head of Bilzin Sumberg’s International Private Client Services and Partner in the Firm’s Tax & Estate Planning Group. Hal advises high-net-worth private clients, family offices, and trust companies concerning global tax estate planning matters, with a focus on maximizing global tax efficiency and incorporating practical solutions.
Hal frequently deals with foreign trusts with U.S. beneficiaries, pre-immigration planning for foreigners moving to the U.S., large gifts and inheritances being received by U.S. persons from foreign persons or foreign estates, tax compliance and voluntary disclosures, structuring a foreign person’s investment into the U.S. (particularly the acquisition of business interests and residential and commercial real estate), and expatriation planning. He also handles matters involving tax planning for foreign companies doing business in the U.S. Hal’s technical expertise helps him tailor a solution which best fits the needs of his clients. Hal is discreet and highly professional.
Hal is a frequent author and lecturer on various topics of international tax and estate planning. Additionally, he is former Chair of the International Tax In-Bound Committee of The Florida Bar Tax Section, and a Past Chair and Director of the Miami Branch of STEP. Hal has consistently been recognized by legal publications and by his peers as being a top tax and estate planning lawyer, including being named in Chambers and Partners, Best Lawyers in America, Florida Super Lawyers, Best of the Best USA, Citywealth Leaders List, Legal Week International Trusts & Private Client Elite, and Guide to the World’s Leading Trusts & Estates Practitioners.
Hal earned his J.D. from Widener University Delaware Law School, and his LL.M. from the University of Florida. He received his B.A. from the University of Miami.