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Norman Lipoff has practiced in the area of Tax Law for more than 40 years. This experience allows him to help clients with innovative techniques for wealth preservation. He also is extensively involved in community, national and international non-profit organizations.


  • Tax



  • Counsels clients on innovative techniques for wealth preservation and transfer

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2007
  • Stanley Myers Leadership Award, Greater Miami Jewish Federation, 1972
  • Hillel at University of Florida named Norman H. Lipoff Hall
  • President's Award by Tel Aviv University, 1981
  • Man of the Year Award by Tau Epsilon Phi National Fraternity, 1987
  • Member and Past President, Florida Blue Key Honorary, University of Florida
  • University of Florida Hall of Fame, 1958
  • Brotherhood Award of National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1988
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

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  • Trustee, Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), Current
  • Board and Executive Committee, Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Current
  • Board of Governors, Tel Aviv University, Current
  • Board of Directors and Executive Committee, University of Florida Hillel, Current; Past Chairman, Capital Campaign
  • President and Chairman of Board, Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), 2000-2005; Director, Current
  • National Chairman, United Israel Appeal, 1990-1994; Board, Current
  • Board, American Friends of Tel Aviv University, Current
  • Chairman, Foundation of Jewish Renewal, Greater Miami Jewish Federation, 1998-2005
  • Governing Council, Vice Chairman and Chairman of Development, Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, 1998-2001
  • National Vice Chairman, United Jewish Appeal, 1977-1999
  • Founding Chairman, Miami Commission on Jewish Renewal, 1993-1996
  • Executive and the Board of Governors, Jewish Agency for Israel, 1984-1996
  • Chairman, Budget & Finance Committee, Jewish Agency for Israel, 1987-1990
  • Chairman, Tax Department of the Firm, 1970-1989
  • Outstanding Tax Lawyer in Florida, Tax Section of The Florida Bar, 1989
  • National Chair, Endowment Development, Council of Jewish Federations, 1980-1985
  • Past President, Greater Miami Jewish Federation, 1982-1984
  • Past Chairman, Tax Section of The Florida Bar
  • General Chairman, Greater Miami Jewish Federation Campaign, 1977
  • Associate Chairman, Young Leadership Cabinet, United Jewish Appeal, 1975-1976
  • Past Chairman, Foundation of Greater Miami Jewish Federation, 1974-1976
  • C.P.A. (Florida)
  • Member, American Bar Association 

 Fiduciary Positions in Foundations

  • Chairman, Robert Russell Memorial Foundation
  • Chairman, Jack Chester Foundation
  • Chairman, June Baumgardner Gelbart Foundation  
  • Board, Futernick Family Foundation  


  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 1962
  • J.D., with honors, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 1961
  • B.S.B.A., Accounting, University of Florida, 1958
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