Karen Tenenbaum obituary, An attorney for over 40 years dead

With a legal career spanning over four decades, Karen is the founder of Tenenbaum Law, P.C., a firm specializing in providing legal counsel to individuals and businesses navigating IRS and New York State tax challenges. Leading a dedicated team, Karen has effectively represented clients across a spectrum of issues, including Federal and State Audits, IRS Appeals, NYS Conciliation Conferences, Collection Matters, Offers in Compromise, Responsible Officer Assessments, NYS Residency Audits, and more.

A sought-after authority in her field, Karen frequently shares her expertise as a speaker on IRS and NYS tax matters for various professional groups. Her comprehensive knowledge and leadership have positioned her as a prominent tax attorney in the New York area. Recognitions from esteemed organizations and publications, such as Super Lawyers, underscore her exceptional contributions to the legal profession. Karen has consistently been named in the New York Super Lawyers list for Tax Law, an accolade earned through peer recognition, a distinction held by only 5 percent of lawyers in each state.

In addition to her Super Lawyers recognition, Karen has been acknowledged as one of the Top Women Attorneys in the New York Metro area. Her outstanding service to the Tax Committee earned her honors from the Suffolk County Bar Association, and she was recognized as one of Long Island’s Leading Lawyers by Long Island Press. Schneps Media celebrated Karen at their 2021 Power Lawyers Event, and she secured a place on Long Island Business News Power 25 Lawyers List. Legal Leaders designated her as one of Long Island’s Top Rated Lawyers, while Long Island Business News presented her with the Leadership in Law Award.

Further testament to her influence, Karen received the Long Island Future 50 Award from SmartCEO and was named a finalist for the CPA & ESQ Award. The Long Island Center for Business & Professional Women honored her with the Achievers’ Award, and Long Island Business News highlighted her as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business. Long Island Press recognized Karen as a Power Woman in Business, and she received the Judge Gail Prudenti Outstanding Women in Law Award.

Karen’s commitment extends to the legal and CPA community, where she has served as the past chair of the Nassau County Bar Association Tax Law Committee and held a past executive board position with the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Nassau Chapter. Notably, she received the Samuel B. Traum Achievement Award from the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Nassau Chapter.

Media outlets, including Bloomberg Business News, Money Magazine, Long Island Business News, and The Daily News, have sought Karen’s insights on NYS Residency and Tax Collection Issues. During the early stages of the pandemic, she contributed her expertise to News 12 Long Island for COVID-19-related tax updates, showcasing her dedication to keeping the public informed.

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