About the Bergman Law Group
The Bergman Law Group is one of the only law firms in the United States that specializes in the taxation of retirement accounts and retirement account investments, specifically self-directed retirement structures, including the Self-Directed IRA and Solo 401(k) Plan. The Bergman Law Group experience in the area of retirement taxation and IRS prohibited transaction rules is what makes it one of the country’s premier retirement tax law firms.
Mr. Bergman is also the managing partner of the law firm The Bergman Law Group, LLC. In addition, Mr. Bergman is a recognized expert on IRAs and 401(k) Plans and is the founder of the BergmanIRAReport.com and the Bergman401KReport.com. Mr. Bergman has advised over 7,000 clients on the self-directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) Plan solutions.
Mr. Bergman has been quoted in a number of major publications on the area of self-directed retirement plans. Mr. Bergman is also a frequent contributor to Forbes magazine and Forbes.com on the subject of retirement funds and tax law. Mr. Bergman has been interviewed on CBS News and has been quoted in Businessweek, CNN Money, Forbes, Dallas Morning News, Daily Business Review, Law.com, San Francisco Chronicle, U.S. Tax News, the Miami Herald, Bloomberg, Arizona Republic, San Antonio Express, Findlaw, Smart Money, USA Today, Houston Chronicle, Morningstar, and American Lawyer on the area of retirement tax planning.
Prior to establishing the Bergman Law Group in 2009, Mr. Bergman worked as a tax and ERISA attorney at White & Case LLP, Dewey LeBoeuf LLP, and Thelen LLP, three of the most prominent corporate law firms in the world. Throughout his career, Mr. Bergman has advised thousands of clients on a wide range of tax and ERISA matters involving limited liability companies and retirement plans. Mr. Bergman received his B.A. (with distinction) from McGill University and his law degree (cum laude) from Syracuse University College of Law. Mr. Bergman also received his Masters of Taxation (LL.M.) from New York University School of Law.
Mr. Bergman is recognized as a leading retirement tax-planning expert and has lectured attorneys on the legal and tax aspects of Self-Directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) Plans. Mr. Bergman has also been retained by several leading IRA custodians, including Entrust, to offer expertise on the self-directed IRA structure. Mr. Bergman is a member of the Tax Division of the American Bar Association and New York State Bar Association.