Ruth Witztum

Of Counsel



Phone: (212) 308-8505 x1227


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 1974
  • New York University School of Law, Taxation LL.M., 1980
  • Brandeis University B.A., cum laude, 1971 


  • New York, 1978
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York and U.S. Tax Court, 1978
Ruth J. Witztum received a B.A. cum laude from Brandeis University and a J.D. and LL.M. (in Taxation) from New York University, where she was a research editor on the Annual Survey of American Law and an editor of the Tax Law Review. She has practiced law in Taipei, Taiwan and was an associate in the tax department of Phillips Nizer Benjamin Krim & Ballon, LLP. Ms. Witztum specializes in federal and state income taxation and has represented entrepreneurial businesses and their owners in both domestic and international transactions and in federal and state tax audits and administrative proceedings. She has also advised numerous not-for-profit entities on formation and in their day-to-day operations.

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