Michael Wargon represents successful and high net worth individuals and their families in the areas of wills and trusts, estate and gift tax planning, income tax planning, state tax matters, business structuring and succession planning, special needs planning and creditor protection planning. He carefully guides clients through the estate planning process to ensure their objectives can be accomplished in both life and death. Michael is particularly sought out for his ability to explain complex concepts and issues in a readily understandable format. He often presents seminars on tax and estate planning to businesses, community organizations and charities.
Prior to joining Day Pitney, Michael worked at a well-known boutique South Florida estate planning firm. His practice focused on providing tax, trust and business planning solutions to high net worth individuals, families and businesses. Before entering private practice, Michael was a manager at a Big 4 accounting firm, focusing on state and local tax issues. As part of that role, he served as a resource for the Private Client Services group, advising on the state tax impacts of federal and international tax and estate planning strategies. Michael previously worked for an international accounting firm, focusing on tax consulting and controversy matters. He successfully represented clients in federal and state tax and domicile audits. In addition, while attending law school, Michael was employed at a boutique trusts and estates firm in New York City.
Michael is married and lives with his wife and children in Boca Raton, Florida.
cum laude, 2010
summa cum laude, 2007
Selected to the Top Lawyers list in the Wills category by the Boca Raton Observer (A&A Publishing Corp) and DataJoe, 2022
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JARC Florida, Development Committee Member
Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, Professional Advisory Committee
Boca Raton Synagogue, Life and Legacy Committee Member