Attorney Profile - Steven V. Melnik
Steven V. Melnik LLM, J.D. CPA is an attorney, a tenured professor of law, a distinguished lecturer, a director of graduate tax/estate planning programs at the nation's largest business school. Mr. Melnik's extensive legal practice experience concentrates in the areas of: Estate, Tax, Asset Protection and Pension Planning as well as Medicaid Planning. Mr. Melnik is a former member of the Advisory Group to one of the United States Treasury Department's Subgroups. He has also worked in the assurance practice of Andersen Worldwide, where he was a manager in financial services group. Mr. Melnik gives regular lectures on the above stated topics. In addition he lectures with the senior management of the Social Security Administration office on topics of Retirement and Medicaid Planning. Mr. Melnik had also worked in the Federal Bankruptcy Court, Southern District; The Office of Legal Council, Market Surveillance Division of the New York Stock Exchange; Tax Practice of Deloitte, as well as in the Controller's Group of Merrill Lynch & Co.
Mr. Melnik is a host of a regular nationwide educational television program and has made numerous appearances on many major news networks, such as NBC, CNN, CNBC and Bloomberg. He continues to publish numerous articles in leading academic and professional journals.
Mr. Melnik is a member of the Advisory Group to the United States Department of Treasury. Mr. Melnik is a professor and a director of estate and tax planning programs at one of the largest business schools in the country
Mr. Melnik received his LLM in Taxation degree from New York University School of Law. He received his Jurist Doctor degree from New York Law School, Summa Cum Laude, Law Review. Mr. Melnik has received his BBA degree in Accountancy from Bernard M. Baruch College, Magna Cum Laude. He is admitted to the NY and NJ State Bars and is a licensed CPA in NY State. Mr. Melnik is a member of the New Your State Bar Association's Estate Planning Section.
NY Stock Exchange Market Surveillance Division & United States Bankruptcy Court
Recognition and Awards
Received recognition from Both Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer at the 7th Annual Russian Heritage Festival. Was issued an official proclamation for Steven V. Melnik appreciation day.
Graduate executive degree program in law sponsored by Andersen worldwide
Current position and titles
Principle Melnik Law Group, PLLC, director of estate and tax planning programs at one of the largest business school in the country, tenured professor of tax law, some of students are and others became, financial planning professionals, accountants and attorneys.
Chairman of continuing education for accountants
Mr. Melnik is a board member of the United Russian American Political Action Committee, a president of the Russian American Bar Association and a chairman of OPORA (Outreach by Professionals and Organizations for Russian Americans).