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Ozzie Schindler's international tax practice includes all aspects of international tax planning, both private client tax planning (pre-immigration, structuring U.S. investments, expatriations, etc.) and corporate (mergers and acquisitions, global tax minimization, e-commerce, controversy matters, etc.).


  • Tax planning, particularly for high-net worth clients
  • Pre-immigration tax planning and other aspects of cross-border planning
  • Expatriation tax planning
  • Structuring U.S. investments of non-U.S. persons
  • Acquisition, ownership and disposition of U.S. real estate
  • Tax planning for U.S.-based multinational companies on foreign operations
  • Structuring cross-border acquisitions, joint ventures and other business combinations
  • Representing clients in controversy matters with the IRS


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 Latin America Guide, "Latin America: International – City Focus: Miami," 2021-2022
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law, 2006-2024
    • "Lawyer of the Year," Tax Law, Miami, 2023
  • Selected, International Tax Review, World Tax Leader - Americas, 2023
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2004-2023
  • Listed, Chambers and Partners, "The Chambers Global High Net Worth (HNW) Guide," Private Wealth Law, Florida, 2021-2023
  • Listed, Legal 500 United States, 2016-2018
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2019
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Tax - International Tax, 2007-2009, 2011 & 2014-2016
  • Listed, Chambers Global, Corporate/M&A, 2008-2009, 2011-2012
  • Member, Florida Bar
  • Member, New York Bar


  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 1995
  • J.D., with honors, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 1993
    • Member, Florida Journal of International Law, (Editor-in-Chief, Spring 1993 and Senior Research Editor, Fall 1992)
  • B.S., Accounting, with high honors, University of Florida, 1990
    • Dean's and President's Lists
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  • New York
  • Hebrew