District of Columbia
U.S. Tax Court
Victor S. Elgort, a senior member of the firm, is Chair of the firm’s Tax Group. He also serves as the chair of the firm’s E-Commerce & Information Technology practice group. His practice concentrates on business law and tax planning, including the structuring of partnerships and joint ventures, tax-saving real estate and business exit strategies, executive compensation, and domestic and international estate planning matters.
Victor organized and created the first limited liability company in New Jersey and has authored the standard form operating agreements and other documents for limited liability companies published by Julius Blumberg, Inc., including both the forms for use in New Jersey and the generic forms offered nationwide for limited liability companies.
In addition, he is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Victor is a frequent lecturer at tax planning courses, including continuing education seminars. He has authored extensive material published by the National Business Institute, Lorman Education Services, Professional Education Seminar, and other national seminar companies, including “Partnerships, LLCs and LLPs: Organization and Operation,” “Asset Protection Planning in New Jersey,” “Limited Liability Companies in New Jersey,” “Transferring Business Wealth,” “Administration of the Estate in New Jersey,” “Planning Opportunities with Living Trusts in New Jersey,” “New Jersey Probate: Beyond the Basics,” “A Practical Guide to Estate Administration in New Jersey,” and “Family Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies in New Jersey.”
In the area of E-Commerce & Information Technology law, Victor (trained as an engineer) advises our business clients (including software, biotech, e-commerce, and other companies with proprietary technology) on transactional matters, joint ventures and alliances, intellectual property licenses and transactions, software contracting, financing transactions, and asset, stock and other acquisitions and mergers. Victor regularly works with clients on Internet-related information technology, R&D, product development, collaboration, distribution, manufacturing, employment, consulting, and stockholder and investor arrangements.
Victor is included in the Trusts and Estates section of The Best Lawyers in America, and has been named by his peers as a New Jersey Super Lawyer, consecutively for the past five years, in the Tax section.