Wesley Yang is a Partner with Leech Tishman and Chair of the Estates & Trusts Practice Group. He is also a member of the Corporate Practice Group, where he leads the Asset Protection Planning and Tax Groups. Wes is based in the Pittsburgh office and is well-respected for his experience in complex corporate and tax law matters.
As a tax attorney and certified public accountant, Wes has more than 45 years of broad experience in estate planning and administration, asset protection planning, corporate and partnership taxation, international taxation, income tax matters, captive insurance companies and management succession planning for high net worth individuals and closely held businesses.
Wes is a regular lecturer on estate planning, asset protection and taxation topics and has presented at numerous professional seminars sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law
B.A., cum laude, University of Pittsburgh
U.S. Tax Court
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Potter
Babst Calland Clements & Zomnir , P.C.
Coopers & Lybrand
Allegheny County Bar Association (Member, Asian Attorneys Committee)
America’s Top 100 Attorneys, Worth Magazine
Who’s Who in American Law (7th Edition)
Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Attorney
The Best Lawyers in America: Tax Law (2013-2023)
Best Lawyers Pennsylvania, Tax Law (2013-2022)
Best Lawyers Pittsburgh, Tax Law (2013-2022)
Lawyers of Color
Lawyers of Color, Law Firm Leaders (2022)
Corporate Counsel Magazine
Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs Magazine
Pittsburgh Business Times
The Tools & Techniques of Charitable Planning, The National Underwriter Company (Co-Author)
Representing Physicians, American Health Lawyers Association (Co-Author)
Pittsburgh Tax Club