Announcing new commentators and channels for The Settlement Channel.


The Legal Broadcast Network is pleased to announce the launching of its newest channel and commentary through an affiliation with ATG Trust Company and nationally renown tax expert, Attorney Robert Wood of the firm Wood & Porter, PC. This will expand the offerings for the trial lawyer and settlement professionals that are core of the LBN audience, and will supplement existing shows and channels such as Civil Action Center, The Settlement Channel, The Settlement Capital Blog and The WTLA Channel.

The new channel will be hosted by ATG Trust Company and will feature blogs, along with audio and video podcast commentary devoted to issues of interest to trial lawyers, elder law attorneys, estate and probate experts as well at title and real estate law. The Attorney Trust Channel will be a resource for a broad range of legal, investment and affiliated professionals to learn about new products, services, tax law changes and issues of importance to those involved in the application of trusts in solving litigation, settlement and estate problems.

The Rob Wood Commentary will be a monthly feature on the Attorney Trust Channel, as well as other affiliated channels on the Legal Broadcast Network. Attorney Wood’s commentary will focus on tax issues involving litigation recoveries, as well as his expertise in the application of 468b trusts in litigation, settlement and mass tort situations.

ATG Trust Company is an independent trust company founded to focus on the special relationship between attorneys and their clients who require trust, investment, or estate planning services. ATG Trust Company operates through a network of attorneys with demonstrated experience in estate planning. Their parent company, Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. (ATG), is the premier service organization for attorneys in the United States. ATG also operates through a network of attorneys and is committed to serving the legal profession and the public.

Rob Wood has extraordinarily broad experience in corporate, partnership and individual tax matters. He has an international reputation as a consultant on the tax treatment of litigation recoveries. Indeed, in this area he is perhaps the preeminent lawyer in the United States. He has also long maintained a corporate tax practice emphasizing general business planning, negotiation and documentation of corporate distributions, divisive and acquisitive reorganizations, financing, recapitalizations, formations and liquidations. He has recently been named a " Super Lawyer " by publishers of Law & Politics and San Francisco magazines, and named to "America's Best Lawyers" by Forbes Magazine. Wood & Porter is a nationally recognized law firm founded in 1993 by Rob Wood. He has practiced full-time for 27 years and is often named among the short list of preeminent tax lawyers in the United States.

Posted on May 7, 2007 .