HANS G. TANZLER, III has recently joined the firm as senior counsel. He was formerly Chairman of the Tax Section of the Florida Bar Association, and most recently Executive Director of the St. Johns River Water Management District.

Mr. Tanzler specializes in maximizing after-tax values for multi-generational estates, and wealth preservation for families with sophisticated business operations, and real estate holdings.  He structures investments and financing in complex real estate and technology entities to optimize ROI and exit strategies. Mr. Tanzler also defends and pursues relief in areas of unique expertise, including the IRS and Water Management Districts.

He received his B.S in accounting, J.D., and LL.M in taxation from the University of Florida.  He is a CPA and a Certified Valuation Analyst.  Formerly he was an IRS Attorney in Miami and a federal prosecutor with the Miami U.S. Attorney office in the criminal fraud section specializing in criminal tax evasion and Medicare fraud.  Hans is admitted to practice before the: U.S. Supreme Court, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. Tax Court, and Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Email Hans: htanzler@pfhglaw.com