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Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Stewart Weintraub Recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Tax Litigation and Controversy in Philadelphia by Best Lawyers in America®

August 17, 2023

Stewart Weintraub recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Tax Litigation and Controversy by Best Lawyers in America® for fourth time

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is pleased to announce that Philadelphia-based Shareholder and State and Local Tax (S.A.L.T) Practice Chair Emeritus Stewart Weintraub was named “Lawyer of the Year” for the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers in America®. It is the fourth such honor for Weintraub, who previously was named as Lawyer of the Year in the publication’s 2014, 2021 and 2023 editions.  Attorneys named to Best Lawyers in America® were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence in 145 practice areas. "Lawyer of the Year" honorees receive this award based upon their extremely high overall feedback within specific practice areas and metropolitan regions. “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions were awarded in 133 practice areas across 183 metropolitan regions. The 2024 edition of the publication is available today at www.bestlawyers.com.

Weintraub is the practice chair emeritus for the firm’s State and Local Tax (SALT) practice. With more than 50 years of experience, he helps clients plan and structure transactions to minimize state and local tax obligations. Weintraub represents clients in all aspects of state and local tax compliance and litigation, from audits, trials and appeals to the appellate courts. Prior to entering private practice, Weintraub was chief of tax litigation for the city of Philadelphia’s Law Department, during which he also served as chief counsel of the mayor’s Tax Reform Commission.

He earned his undergraduate degree from Drexel University and his law degree from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.


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About Chamberlain Hrdlicka

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is a diversified business law firm with offices in Atlanta, Houston, Philadelphia and San Antonio. The firm represents both public and private companies, as well as individuals and family-owned businesses across the nation. The firm offers counsel in appellate law, bankruptcy, commercial and probate litigation, construction law, corporate, employee benefits, energy and maritime law, ERISA, estate planning and administration, intellectual property, international and immigration law, labor and employment, privacy and data security, real estate, securities and finance, tax controversy and tax planning.