A member of Husch Blackwell’s Healthcare, Life Sciences & Education team and a tax lawyer by training, Bert assists clients in many industries at every stage of the business cycle, from formation and raising capital through ongoing operations and growth strategies, including acquisitions, mergers and reorganizations. He regularly consults with clients concerning operational matters, such as succession planning, estate planning, owner disputes, buy/sell agreements, risk assessment and planning, regulatory matters, employment agreements, noncompete agreements, tax structuring of real estate transactions and operations tax planning. Bert also assists clients in managing local, state and federal tax disputes and provides tax and corporate planning services to publicly and privately owned corporations, partnerships, nonprofit organizations and individuals. Bert also negotiates with tax officials, obtains tax rulings and represents clients in tax audit and litigation matters, including, among others, income taxes, property taxes, sales taxes, franchise taxes and excise taxes.
Bert’s work in the healthcare industry has included: