Accredited Estate Planners®
Award received November 2017
WithumSmith+Brown, PC

Edward Mendlowitz, CPA, is a partner at WithumSmith+Brown, PC and is one of Accounting Today's 100 Most Influential People.

Mr. Mendlowitz is accredited as a personal financial specialist, in business valuations and in financial forensics by the AICPA; is admitted to practice and has argued cases before the United States Tax Court; testified twice before the House Ways and Means Committee on Tax Reform, Fairness and Equity; is an Adjunct Professor in the MBA program at Fairleigh Dickinson University; is on the editorial board of QuickReadBuzz blog, the co-editor of The CPA Journal's Personal Financial Planning column; and has been on the Bottom Line / Personal Panel of Experts for Taxes since the publication's inception 35 years ago.

Ed is also the author of 26 books, and has written over 1200 professional articles and developed and presented over 250 professional speeches, CPE programs and webinars many of which have been on estate planning and related issues. He writes a twice a week blog that address issues his clients have at www.partners-network.com . He also has a semi-autobiographical weekly column on the web edition of Accounting Today.

Mr. Mendlowitz won the Lawler Award for the best article in 2001 in the AICPA's Journal of Accountancy and his practice management techniques are posted weekly at CPATrendlines.com and have been reported on in The Wall Street Journal, the Journal of Accountancy and many other publications. Ed has been on the NYSSCPA's Estate Planning Committee for over 20 years and has made many presentations at committee meetings and on behalf of the committee.

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