Thank you Thank you for joining us today. Contributors Frank Ciatto Frank Ciatto is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Venable, LLP, where he has 20 years' experience advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, limited liability companies, tax and accounting issues, and corporate finance transactions. He is a leader of his firm's private equity and hedge fund groups and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Subcommittee of the ABA Business Law Section. He is a Certified Public Accountant and earlier in his career worked at what is now PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York. Mr. Ciatto earned his B.A., cum laude, at Georgetown University and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Click here for more information about Frank. Norman Lencz Norman Lencz is a partner in the Baltimore, Maryland office of Venable, LLP, where his practice focuses on a broad range of federal, state, local and international tax matters. He advises clients on tax issues relating to corporations, partnerships, LLCs, joint ventures and real estate transactions. He also has extensive experience with compensation planning in closely held businesses. Mr. Lencz earned his B.S. from the University of Maryland and his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. Click here for more information about Norman.