Gary Schwarcz

  • Michigan 1981
  • New York 1982
  • Wayne State University: B.A. High Distinction 1978
  • University of Michigan Law School: J.D. cum laude 1981
  • New York University Law School: LL.M. Taxation 1982
  • Michigan Bar Association – Past Chairperson of the Partnership Tax Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Authority on the Michigan Limited Liability Company Act
  • Michigan Leading Lawyers: 2016 – 2019
  • The Limited Liability Company: A New Entity for Michigan Businesses? (Co-Author), 1992
  • The Michigan Limited Liability Company: House Bill 4902 for Michigan Businesses (Co-Author), 1992
  • The Michigan Limited Liability Company: New Opportunities for Michigan Businesses (Co-Author), 1993
  • Family Limited Liability Companies as an Estate Planning Tool (Co-Author), 1995

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GARY SCHWARCZ works primarily in the areas of business planning, estate planning and taxation. He has spoken on numerous occasions to professional groups, including CPAs, on tax topics, including the technical aspects of partnership and S corporation taxation.  Examples of legal matters he has handled for clients include the following:


  • Federal and state business tax planning and compliance
  • Individual income tax planning
  • Planning, formation, development, operation and tax compliance regarding closely held business entities
  • General representation of business entities
  • Tax planning with respect to partnerships, S corporations, limited liability companies and similar pass through entities
  • Tax analysis and documentation concerning mergers, acquisitions, investments, controlling interest sales, buy-outs, joint ventures, restructuring and recapitalizations
  • Planning and preparation of estate planning documentation
  • Tax analysis, structure and implementation regarding family wealth transfer transactions