Rothstein Kass Taps WTAS Vet For P.E. Practice

Feb 28 2012 | 12:35pm ET

New Jersey-based financial services group Rothstein Kass has hired David H. Benz as a tax principal in its private equity practice.

Benz brings over 18 years of related tax and legal experience to the position and specializes in partnership taxation, with a concentration on the private equity, commercial real estate and public utilities sectors.

Benz comes to Rothstein Kass from WTAS’ national tax office where he served as managing director and technical lead for partnership taxation. He has also served as director and chair of the tax department at the law firm of Sommer Barnard, senior associate attorney with Musick, Peeler & Garrett and tax consultant and member of the pass-through entities team at Arthur Andersen.

Benz has taught at Loyola Marymount University’s School of Law and California State University–Northridge, where he taught taxation courses.

“David’s knowledge and technical expertise, as well as his extensive experience within the commercial real estate and public utilities sectors, will be invaluable to private equity clients at all phases of development," said Tom Angell, principal-in-charge of the private equity practice at Rothstein Kass.

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