Wesley Yang: Lawyer with Leech Tishman

Wesley Yang

Pittsburgh,  PA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Taxation
  • Estates & Trusts
  • Corporate
University South China Institute of Catering, Hong Kong; University of Pittsburgh, B.A., cum laude, 1972
Law SchoolUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1975
Admitted1975, Pennsylvania; U.S. Tax Court
BornCanton, China, 1949

Wesley Yang is well-respected for his experience in complex corporate and tax law matters. He is a partner and is chair of the firm’s Taxation Practice Group. He is also a member of the Corporate and Estates & Trusts Practice Groups. As a tax attorney and Certified Public Accountant, Wesley has more than 36 years of broad experience in estate planning and administration, asset protection planning, corporate and partnership taxation, international taxation, captive insurance companies and management succession planning for closely held businesses.

He specializes in the areas of income tax and estate planning for high net worth individuals and owners of closely held businesses, with an emphasis in the following areas:

• Asset protection planning

• Business succession planning

• International tax and estate planning

Wesley 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.


Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Potter (now Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky)

Of Counsel, Babst Calland Clements & Zomnir , P.C.

Assistant Professor of Accounting and Taxation, Duquesne University

Manager, International Taxes, Dravo Corporation

Coopers & Lybrand

Professional Memberships

Allegheny County Bar Association (Chair, Subcommittee on Law Schools & Education; Member, Asian Attorneys Committee)

Professional Accolades

America’s Top 100 Attorneys, Worth Magazine

Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Attorney

The Best Lawyers in America (Tax Law Section, 2013, 2014)

Who’s Who in American Law (7th Edition)



The Tools & Techniques of Charitable Planning, The National Underwriter Company (Co-Author)

Representing Physicians, American Health Lawyers Association (Co-Author)

Publications- Articles Have Appeared In:

Corporate Counsel Magazine

Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs Magazine

Pittsburgh Business Times

Community Involvement

University Center for International Studies, Asian Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Tax Club (Executive Vice President and Member, Executive Committee)


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Office Information

Wesley Yang

525 William Penn Place, 30th Floor
PittsburghPA 15219


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