Jonathan Samel chairs the Business and Estates Department of Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin. For more than 35 years, he has successfully combined his practical experience in business law and estate planning with a detailed technical knowledge of tax law to assist clients around the Delaware Valley.
His practice focuses on structuring and implementing business transactions and tax planning for private businesses and individuals. His work includes assisting clients with all legal and tax aspects of the formation and operation of various business entities. He also has helped many dozens of family businesses with succession and exit planning.
Jon regularly negotiates and structures business purchases and sales, including asset sales, stock sales, corporate reorganizations, and other similar arrangements.
He also has substantial experience in drafting wills, trusts and other agreements which are designed to preserve wealth and minimize taxes.
Jon was selected as a 2016 Top Attorney by Philadelphia Life Magazine for Estate Planning & Administration and Business Law. He is a member and past chairman of the Corporation, Banking and Business Law Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association. He is also a member of the Probate, Estates and Trusts Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and of the Montgomery County Estate Planning Council. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Delaware Valley Family Business Center .
Jon received his undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester (B.A. 1974), and his law and Master’s degree in Tax Law from Temple University (J.D. 1978, LL.M. 1990).