David Allen, a partner in the Trusts and Estates practice, spoke with Forbes regarding the importance of estate planning for middle-market business owners. David outlined current federal and state estate tax laws and provided a number of potential estate planning solutions that could help a business owner vastly reduce taxes, transfer business interests to family members, receive liquidity, retain control of the business and even benefit charity. ("Middle-Market M&A: Unseen Deal Pros Have Biggest Impact on Value," March 11, 2015)