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Shipman & Goodwin LLP is pleased to announce that Elva M. Saltzman has returned to the firm as an associate in the Tax and Employee Benefits Practice Group.

“Elva is already familiar with our clientele and the high level of respect we have earned for our abilities, professionalism and integrity,” said chair of the firm’s Tax and Employee Benefits Practice Group, David Bigger. “Her return to Shipman will add to our ability to solve our clients’ complex problems and determine their best strategies.”

Elva assists clients in matters related to federal and state taxation. She has experience in tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, enforcement and collection defenses, and other federal and state tax controversies. Prior to returning to Shipman, Elva was a senior associate and manager for a Big Four accounting firm in its business tax services group, where she assisted private equity clients with tax compliance.

“I am thrilled and honored to return to Shipman,” said Elva. “I look forward to assisting the firm’s clients with various tax needs.”


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