Divorce Attorney Brian Vertz Named 2019 Family Law ‘Lawyer of the Year’ Pittsburgh

All Pollock Begg Partners Named to Best Lawyers in America Lists

September 10, 2018 | Press Releases

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PITTSBURGH (Aug. 15, 2018) — Pittsburgh divorce attorney Brian C. Vertz of Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC has been selected by his peers and named Best Lawyers 2019 Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Pittsburgh. He was also included along with partners David S. Pollock, Todd M. Begg, Candice L. Komar, Daniel H. Glasser and Joseph R. Williams on the Best Lawyers in America 2019 lists for family law.

Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Vertz has definitely had a busy and impressive year so far, starting with teaching thousands of lawyers across the country on the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act which overhauls the tax benefits of alimony, radically impacting divorce law. He is also scheduled to speak in the coming months on the landmark new ruling with the Hanrahan case on high-income child support. A nationally respected authority on family law tax strategy, Vertz released the 17th edition of Frumkes & Vertz on Divorce Taxation this year. He moved into leadership at the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation, serving on its board of directors and ascended to president of the AAML organization, Pittsburgh chapter.

Vertz brings an MBA degree and specialized training in business valuation to his family law, divorce and custody practice and maintains a blog detailing family tax law issues, FamilyLawTaxAlert.com.

Best Lawyers, originally published in 1983, is derived from surveys in which leading attorneys submit votes regarding the legal acumen of other lawyers in their respective specialties. They are reviewed on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing. Lawyers are neither required, nor allowed, to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

About Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC
An intellectual influencer in the legal marketplace, Pittsburgh-based Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC, focuses on innovative, team-oriented solutions to resolve domestic matters. Driving legal expectations in the industry, the family law attorneys at Pollock Begg serve in numerous leadership positions within matrimonial law organizations and are encouraged to participate in pro bono work, volunteer and community endeavors. Founded in 2001, Pollock Begg is a top-tier law firm as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit PollockBegg.com.

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