Lawrence J. Pirtle

Of Counsel, Tax
Houston
2000 Wells Fargo Plaza
1000 Louisiana Street
Houston, Texas 77002
t 713.276.5721 f 713.276.6721
lpirtle@gardere.com

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For several decades, Larry Pirtle has represented high net worth individuals and many generations of families in wealth preservation and management, estate planning, succession issues and the transfer and transmission of wealth to their families and others. He concentrates his practice in the areas of:

  • Federal and state taxation
  • Tax and estate planning
  • Wills and trusts
  • Probate
  • Estate and trust administration
  • Tax-exempt organizations
  • Business entity formation
  • Property and family wealth management and transfers
  • Tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service and Texas tax authorities

Larry represents and has represented many individual, business and institutional clients in matters and transactions of varied scope, size and complexity within his areas of practice. His experience covers a broad range, including:

  • Wealth transfers, wills, trusts and associated planning
  • Planning, formation, operation and transfers of family business and property ventures, including corporations, partnerships (general and limited), limited liability companies and trusts
  • Representation of executors and trustees in connection with administration of estates and trusts and related matters
  • Representation of estate and trust beneficiaries
  • Federal and state taxation issues and related planning
  • Controverted tax matters before federal and state tax authorities
  • Property agreements, pre- and post-marital agreements, and related matters
  • Charitable planning, family foundations and representation of tax-exempt organizations.

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