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Drache Aptowitzer LLP has extensive experience in taxation matters as well as assisting Charity and Not for Profits.  Adam Aptowitzer has argued cases all the way up to the supreme court in defence of tax payers to get a fair deal.  Our dedicated team of experts can give you the guidance you need for fair results.

 

Adam Aptowitzer
Adam Aptowitzer

Adam Aptowitzer practices in the areas of charity and tax law. He is a member of both the bars of Alberta and Ontario and has been writing and speaking on the topic of charity law for several years. He is a regular contributor to the Canadian Taxpayer, Canadian Fundraising & Philanthropy and the Not-for-Profit News, and has been cited as an expert in several national media publications. Adam is also a noted speaker and has presented to, amongst others, the C.D. Howe Institute, York University Continuing Legal Education Program. the Legal Education Society of Alberta, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Canadian Association of Gift Planners, and the Canadian Bar Association. Adam has given expert opinion testimony on Parliament Hill…Read More

 

 

Karen Cooper
Karen Cooper

Karen Cooper practices charity and not-for-profit law with an emphasis on corporate and tax issues.  After two years clerking at the Federal Court of Canada, Ms. Cooper was called to the Ontario Bar in 1995 and became counsel for the Department of Justice in tax litigation.  She then went to Lang Michener to practice tax planning and litigation, commercial litigation, and general business law, before moving on to become a Senior Rulings Officer with the Income Tax Rulings Directorate of the Canada Revenue Agency. .. Read More

 

 

 

Arthur Drache

Named in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory* for excellence in Charity Law, Estates & Tax Planning

Arthur Drache  C.M., Q.C. , is best known in Canada for the more than 1,600 articles he wrote for the Financial Post over more than thirty years for which he won a National Business Writing Award.

He has served as legal counsel to the House of Commons Committee on Communications and Culture, primarily on matters relating to the taxation of the arts and artists and to the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce. He has appeared as counsel in cases before the Tax Court of Canada…. Read More

 

 

Alexandra Tzannidakis
Alexandra Tzannidakis


Alexandra Tzannidakis, LL.B.
 practices charity & non-profit, corporate, and tax law.

Her practice focuses on creating, maintaining, and dissolving corporations, advising on governance issues, securing and defending charitable registrations, assisting in tax disputes, and helping corporations transition to new legislation. She is dedicated to…Read More