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Wesley Yang is a Partner with Leech Tishman and Chair of the firm’s Taxation Practice Group. Wes is based in the Pittsburgh office and is also a member of the Corporate and Estates & Trusts Practice Groups. He is well-respected for his experience in complex corporate and tax law matters. As a tax attorney and certified public accountant, Wes has more than 42 years of broad experience in estate planning and administration, asset protection planning, corporate and partnership taxation, international taxation, income tax matters, captive insurance companies and management succession planning for high net worth individuals and closely held businesses.

Wes is a regular lecturer on estate planning, asset protection and taxation topics and has presented at numerous professional seminars sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Academics

J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law
B.A., cum laude, University of Pittsburgh

Court Admissions

Pennsylvania
U.S. Tax Court

Experience

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Potter
Babst Calland Clements & Zomnir , P.C.
Duquesne University
Dravo Corporation
Coopers & Lybrand

Professional Memberships

Allegheny County Bar Association (Member, Asian Attorneys Committee)

Professional Accolades

America’s Top 100 Attorneys,Worth Magazine
Best Lawyers Pittsburgh, Tax Law (2013-2018)
Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Attorney
The Best Lawyers in America: Tax Law (2013-2018)
Who’s Who in American Law (7th Edition)

Publications

Books:

  • The Tools & Techniques of Charitable Planning, The National Underwriter Company (Co-Author)
  • Representing Physicians, American Health Lawyers Association (Co-Author)

Publications:

  • Corporate Counsel Magazine
  • Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs Magazine
  • Pittsburgh Business Times

Community Involvement

Pittsburgh Tax Club