Alan M. Witt, CPA, JD, PFS

Alan M. Witt, CPA, JD, PFS

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Alan Witt has been with ORBA as a director since 1983 and has held positions as head of the Tax Department and as managing director of the firm. During more than three decades since law school, Alan has cultivated expertise in many areas, including:

  • High net worth advisory and family office counseling;
  • Estate and trust planning;
  • Real estate acquisition, disposition and operation;
  • Mergers and acquisition structuring, negotiating and tax reduction strategies; and
  • Profit improvement consulting for manufacturers and distribution companies.

As the international business landscape continues to grow, he has become more involved with international tax and business consulting with clients that have operations in China, India, England, Brazil, South Africa and a number of other global locations.

Alan has served as the co-editor of Tax Clinic and Tax Advisor magazines as well as the co-author of Callahan’s Legal Checklist. He has taught at Kent College of Law – IIT, Lewis College of Law and conducted various ICPAS seminars. He also has been a keynote speaker at numerous trade associations on tax and personal financial planning topics. Alan was named “Who’s Who in American Law” and “Who’s Who in Emerging Leaders in America.”

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ORBA Ranked Among Crain’s 2019 Largest Accounting Firms
CHICAGO — Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), a full-service accounting, tax and business consulting firm, has been ranked as one of the largest accounting firms in Chicago, according to an annual survey published by Crain’s Chicago Business. This year, ORBA ranks as the 18th largest accounting firm with 151 professional staff members.

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