Laurence Keiser, is a partner in the New York City and White Plains law firm of Stern Keiser & Panken, L.L.P. where he specializes in income tax planning and litigation, and estate planning, drafting and administration.

Larry holds a B.S. in accounting from New York University, a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, and an LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law. He is a former officer (Treasurer, Vice­President) and director of the New York State Society of CPA’s, and past chairman of many of its committees (including Relations with the Internal Revenue Service.) He is also past President of its Westchester Chapter.

Larry has been a frequent lecturer and speaker for accounting and law groups. He was the author and discussion leader of the Foundation for Accounting Education’s courses, Review and Update for Experienced Individual Tax Practitioners and Advanced Estate Planning, for which he received the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award. He has chaired or presented at many tax conferences.

He has served on various tax and estate and trust committees of the New York State and Westchester County Bar Associations and is a past director of the Estate Planning Council of N.Y.C. Presently Larry is a member of the Executive Committee of the NYS Bar Association Trusts and Estates section and past chairman of its committee on Taxation. He has also been a faculty member of Practicing Law Institute’s Annual Estate Planning Conference and UJA Federation programs inWestchester and New York City. He has recently stepped down as the Chairman of the Taxation Committee of the NYS Bar Trusts and Estate Section and presently serves as co­chair of the Westchester County Bar Trusts and Estates Section.

Larry has had numerous articles published in professional journals and has been an Adjunct Professor of Taxation at the Graduate Business Schools of New York University and Long Island University.