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Jerrold M. Bigelman

Member,Detroit

T 313-393-7582F 313-393-7579313-393-7582

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Practices & Industries
Education
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D.
  • University of Michigan, B.A.
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Michigan
Professional Affiliations
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration
Overview

Mr. Bigelman concentrates his practice in the areas of income, estate, and corporate taxation, estate planning, qualified and nonqualified employee benefit plans, business organizations and reorganizations, and tax-exempt organizations.

He has served as legal counsel to a variety of nonprofit entities, including charter schools and related organizations. For nearly 15 years he has advised charter schools in virtually all areas of their operations, including school establishment, conduct of charter schools, and the various legal matters encountered during ongoing administration of the schools. He also represented the board of directors of a Detroit-based charter school and, in that role, advised on all manner of operational issues ranging from real estate and contract matters to maintenance of tax exempt status to student behavioral concerns.

Mr. Bigelman is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (Business Law and Taxation Sections). He currently serves on the Tax Advisory Committee of Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration. He was an adjunct professor at the University of Detroit Law School and at Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration, where he taught courses in partnership taxation, sales and exchanges, tax exempt organizations and charitable giving, and individual taxation.

He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 under Trusts and Estates. He is also listed as a 2018 “Top Lawyer” in Tax Law by DBusiness magazine. Mr. Bigelman is AV® Preeminent Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. 

Honors, Awards, and Recognition
  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2013-2018, Trusts and Estates
  • DBusiness Magazine "Top Lawyers" 2010, 2012-2015, 2018, Tax
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence; Endorsed for High Ethical Standing
Civic, Cultural, and Community Activities
  • Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration
    • Tax Advisory Committee
Professional Activities
  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Business Law Section
    • Taxation Section

 

Practices & Industries Education
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D.
  • University of Michigan, B.A.
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Michigan
Professional Affiliations
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration