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Tara Walsh and Steven Scolari Present at the Smart Business Dealmakers Conference

September 10, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon Partner Tara Walsh served as a moderator and Stradley Ronon Partner Steven Scolari served as a panelist at the Smart Business Dealmakers Conference on Sept. 9. The presentation, “Business Succession Planning: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly,” featured a founder and former CEO of a successful family business as well as veteran M&A advisors. The presentation explored best practices and what to avoid in business succession planning.

Walsh concentrates her practice in the areas of estate, tax and business planning, as well as estate and trust administration. She represents and advises high-net-worth individuals, owners of closely held businesses, individual and corporate fiduciaries, and nonprofit/charitable entities. Her practice involves designing and implementing a wide range of estate plans; handling all aspects of estate and trust administrations; advising clients on estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax issues; counseling clients in planned charitable giving; advising clients on issues related to life insurance and retirement plans; counseling beneficiaries and fiduciaries in Orphans’ Court matters; and forming nonprofit organizations.

Scolari, co-chair of Stradley Ronon’s closely held & family owned businesses practice, provides practical and strategic legal and business advice to executives and owners of both private and public businesses in connection with a variety of transactional matters, as well as business succession planning engagements, in a wide scope of industries. Those transactions include mergers and acquisitions (M&A), debt and equity financings, joint ventures and corporate restructurings.

About Stradley Ronon
Counseling clients since 1926, Stradley Ronon has helped private and public companies – from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations – achieve their goals by providing pragmatic, value-driven legal counsel. With offices in seven strategic locations, our responsive team of more than 200 attorneys seamlessly addresses the full spectrum of our clients’ needs, ranging from sophisticated corporate transactions to complex commercial litigation.

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