Philadelphia, PA/Press/October 12, 2018 – Gary M. Edelson Partner and Attorney of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads, LLP was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
Montgomery McCracken is a full-service law firm with offices in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware. The firm represents leading businesses, multinational corporations, nonprofit organizations and individuals across a wide range of industries in complex litigation matters, significant corporate transactions and challenging disputes. In 2012, Montgomery McCracken celebrated 100 years of excellence and innovation. They are proud of their history and culture, and remain committed to providing their clients with superior legal counsel responsively, collaboratively and cost effectively.
Gary M. Edelson is a partner of the law firm. He concentrates his practice on income tax, including taxation of pass-through entities, mergers and acquisitions, and tax-exempt entities that invest in pass-through entities. In connection with these matters, Gary has represented “C” corporations, “S” corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships (including private investment vehicles), registered investment companies and grantor trusts.
Gary represents clients in the real estate, health care, manufacturing, and investment management industries. He represents large companies in dispositions and acquisitions of large real estate holdings, as well as large privately held pass-through entities in the sale of partnership interests. He is counsel to senior management personnel in sales of large blocks of low basis publicly traded stock using charitable remainder unitrusts.
Gary is frequently consulted by litigation lawyers regarding the tax aspects of litigation and is called upon to be a tax expert in malpractice cases where an attorney failed to properly advise a client on the tax aspects of a transaction.
Gary received an LL.M. in Taxation, summa cum laude, in 1979 from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and received his J.D. degree, summa cum laude in 1976 from Capitol University Law School in Columbus, Ohio, where he was notes editor for the Law Review. A summa cum laude graduate of Ohio State University, Gary earned a B.S. in Business Administration in 1973. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, New York Bar Association, American Bar Association and the Philadelphia Bar Association. He also received a Griffen Foundation Scholarship and the Phi Alpha Kappa Award for the highest grade point average in corporate finance.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.
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