Sydney S. Traum, CPA,JD,LLM (TAX)
Sydney S. Traum, BBA, JD, LLM, CPA practices law in Miami, Florida. His professional association is "Of Counsel" to the law firm of Levey, Filler, Rodriguez, Kelso & De Bianchi, LLP. He is author of The S Corporation: Planning & Operation and also The S Corporation Answer Book, both published by Aspen Publishers, Inc.
A licensed CPA and attorney in both New York and Florida, Traum is a past president of the American Association of Attorney-CPAs; the Dade County Chapter of the Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA) ; the Greater Miami Tax Institute; and Beth David Congregation in Miami. He is a past chair of The Florida Bar Committee on Relations with CPAs and served for many years on The Florida Bar Probate Rules Committee and on the American Institute of CPAs Tax Division S Corporation Technical Resource Panel. He currently serves as President of the Florida Association of Attorney-CPAs and as Treasurer of the Harvard Club of Miami. . Traum is currently serving as a member of the American Association of Attorney-CPAs Executive Committee,, the FICPA Federal Taxation Committee, the American Bar Association Tax Section's S Corporations Committee, and of the Board of Directors of the FICPA Miami-Dade County Chapter. He is also the Editor of the Newsletter of the Professional Advisory Committee of the Foundation of Jewish Philanthropies and the Newsletter of the Baptist Health Foundation.
Traum received his BBA from the Baruch School of the City College of New York, JD from Harvard Law School, and LLM (Taxation) from New York University Law School. He is Florida Bar Board Certified in Taxation and also in Wills, Trusts and Estates. Traum is rated AV (the highest rating possible) by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.