Norm leads the Encino tax office practice and has over 28 years of experience addressing complex tax planning, estate planning, and the compliance needs of high net worth individuals, as well as closely held businesses. His industry experience is vast and includes professional service companies in the medical, legal, investment, and banking professions. Norm also works with real estate professionals, entertainers and their related businesses and many other industries including marketing, manufacturing, retail and aerospace. Norm works with all entity structures, including partnerships, limited liability companies, and small business S Corporations, as well as estates and trusts. Over the years, he has helped his clients in providing tax controversy assistance in IRS and California audits.

Norm is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California. Norm is a strong supporter of his alma mater, California State University, Northridge (CSUN). He was on the founding advisory board that developed the Master of Science in taxation program that is now one of the most respected programs in California. Norm is actively involved in recruiting for HCVT at CSUN representing all offices and has participated in numerous speaking opportunities to the students, as well as other groups on tax law changes and updates.  He has participated as a member of the planning committee for the California CPA Education Foundation. Additionally, he has sat on various board positions with non-profit organizations. He received his undergraduate degree from CSUN and a master's degree in taxation from Golden Gate University. Norm began his career at EY. 

Professional Experience

Duitch Franklin LLP
Levine Cooper Spiegel & Co.
EY

Professional and Community Involvement

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Honors & Awards

  • 2015 Trusted Advisors Award, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Practice Area & Specialization

Credentials and Certifications

CPA, California

Education

MS, Taxation, Golden Gate University
BS, Accounting, California State University, Northridge

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