Butzel Long attorney David W. Sommerfeld appointed to Fiduciary Income Tax Committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Wednesday, November 19, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder David W. Sommerfeld was recently appointed to the Fiduciary Income Tax Committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

In addition, Mr. Sommerfeld will be a featured speaker at continuing education seminars presented by Professional Education Systems Inc. (PESI) in November in Louisville, Ky., Indianapolis, Ind., and, Chicago, Ill. In December, he will be a featured speaker at seminars in Grand Rapids and Novi. His presentation is titled, "Federal Fiduciary Income Tax Workshop."

Based in Butzel Long's Bloomfield Hills office, Mr. Sommerfeld practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, and trust administration. He also has experience in the areas of income tax, estate and gift tax, and related tax and financial matters. He serves as Practice Group Leader of the firm's Probate, Trust and Estate Planning Practice. Mr. Sommerfeld is a Certified Public Accountant as well as an attorney.

Mr. Sommerfeld is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who in American Law, and Michigan Super Lawyers. He is a member of the Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metropolitan Detroit.

Mr. Sommerfeld is a frequent lecturer on the subject of estate planning on behalf of the Institute for Continuing Legal Education of the State Bar of Michigan and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long was established in 1854 and is headquartered in Detroit. Butzel Long is one of America's leading law firms, with 240 attorneys and offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, and Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York City, Washington, D.C., Boca Raton and Palm Beach, Florida, as well as Alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm represents clients from diverse industries on a regional, national and multi-national level and is the sole Michigan member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Visit the Butzel Long website at www.butzel.com().

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