Jacob Stein, Esq., TEP, is the managing partner of Aliant, LLP and the Global Chairman of the Aliant Verein. He is an attorney specializing in international corporate and tax planning, creative business and private wealth transactions, and asset protection. Mr. Stein received his law degree from the University of Southern California, and a Master of Laws in Taxation from Georgetown University. He is ranked in the Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide, holds an AV-rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, has been named a Super Lawyer® by the Los Angeles Magazine for over fifteen years, is listed in the top 1% of ‘America’s Most Honored Professionals’ by the American Registry, and has the prestigious TEP designation.
Over the course of his career Mr. Stein has represented numerous startups and mature businesses in all aspects of corporate transactions, has assisted clients with raising funds and negotiating with counterparties in M&A transactions, investors, vendors and joint venture partners. In his private client practice, Mr. Stein represents some of the world’s wealthiest families in their private wealth transactions and setting up asset ownership structures.
Mr. Stein is the author of three books, dozens of scholarly articles and technical manuals on topics including joint ventures, international taxation, trust planning and asset protection. Mr. Stein was an adjunct professor of taxation at the CSU, Northridge Graduate Tax Program for ten years. He frequently lectures to business owners, attorneys, CPAs and other professional groups, teaching over 50 seminars per year.
He has founded and co-founded businesses and served on boards (as chairman and as director) for the past fifteen years.