Welcome to Blueprint for Wealth! Hi. I’m Wayne Zell, and I will help you with tax, estate planning and business planning matters.  I believe in having an impact and adding value to your lives.

When I work with you, I:

–  Help you clear the chaos and confusion and find a clear solution or path out,

–  Connect to you and connect you to others who can help you,

–  Educate you on complex topics to the best of my ability,

–  Get excited by helping you realize your personal dreams of wealth and freedom!

If you’d like me to help you make a positive impact on your world, please call me at 703-218-2177 or email me at wayne.zell@ofplaw.com.  See Disclaimer.

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Wayne Zell
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  • Pre-Exit Planning Video 7-Exit Strategies Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 7th of nine videos of Episode 4: Planning the Exit, which focuses on various exit strategies available to business owners. This is part of the fourth of six Business Success(ion) Planning Bootcamps for Professional Advisors conducted at the offices of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. from March 2017 – October 2017. This segment was recorded on June 21, 2017. The sessions are being compiled into a book entitled “Business Success(ion) Planning“, which will be available in the Spring 2018. https://youtu.be/CKxZrWPNlzI Read more
  • Why You Need a Revocable Living Trust This timeless video (from 2008) explains why you may need to use a revocable living trust in your estate planning.   Read more
  • Pre-Exit Planning Video 6-Assembling the Team Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 6th of nine videos of Episode 4: Planning the Exit, which focuses on assembling the M&A team. This is part of the fourth of six Business Success(ion) Planning Bootcamps for Professional Advisors conducted at the offices of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. from March 2017 – October 2017. This segment was recorded on June 21, 2017. The sessions are being compiled into a book entitled “Business Success(ion) Planning“, which will be available in the Spring 2018. https://youtu.be/JHy5IqDpfAo Read more
  • Pre-Exit Planning Video 5-GRAT Example, Timing of planning Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 5th of nine videos of Episode 4: Planning the Exit, which has an example of pre-transaction planning using a GRAT, and focuses on timing of the transaction.. This is part of the fourth of six Business Success(ion) Planning Bootcamps for Professional Advisors conducted at the offices of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. from March 2017 – October 2017. This segment was recorded on June 21, 2017. The sessions are being compiled into a book entitled “Business Success(ion) Planning“, which will be available in the Spring 2018. https://youtu.be/WlGh9YHxums Read more
  • Pre-Exit Planning Video 4-Earn-outs and Contingent Purchase Price Adjustments Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 4th of nine videos of Episode 4: Planning the Exit, which focuses on the use of earn-outs, contingent purchase price adjustments and other creative ways of structuring acquisitions and pre-sale transactions. This is part of the fourth of six Business Success(ion) Planning Bootcamps for Professional Advisors conducted at the offices of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. from March 2017 – October 2017. This segment was recorded on June 21, 2017. The sessions are being compiled into a book entitled “Business Success(ion) Planning“, which will be available in the Spring 2018. https://youtu.be/uW4CvovWq0c   Read more
  • Pre-Exit Planning Video 3-ESOPs and Impact of Sale on Employees Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 3rd of nine videos of Episode 4: Planning the Exit, which focuses on preparing to sell your business and special issues relating to employee stock ownership plans and the impact of the sale on your employees. This is part of the fourth of six Business Success(ion) Planning Bootcamps for Professional Advisors conducted at the offices of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. from March 2017 – October 2017. This segment was recorded on June 21, 2017. The sessions are being compiled into a book entitled “Business Success(ion) Planning“, which will be available in the ... Read more
  • Pre-Exit Planning Video 2-Family-owned business issues, Management Buy-outs Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 2nd of nine videos of Episode 4: Planning the Exit, which focuses on preparing to sell your business and special issues relating to family-owned and closely held businesses, who might be the potential buyers of your business and management buy-outs. This is part of the fourth of six Business Success(ion) Planning Bootcamps for Professional Advisors conducted at the offices of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. from March 2017 – October 2017. This segment was recorded on June 21, 2017. The sessions are being compiled into a book entitled “Business Success(ion) Planning“, which will ... Read more
  • Pre-Exit Planning Video 1-The Team and the End Game Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 1st of nine videos of Episode 4: Planning the Exit, which focuses on preparing to sell your business and assembling the “dream” team to help prepare for and negotiate an exit transaction for your business. This is the first part of the fourth of six Business Success(ion) Planning Bootcamps for Professional Advisors conducted at the offices of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. from March 2017 – October 2017. This segment was recorded on June 21, 2017. The sessions are being compiled into a book entitled “Business Success(ion) Planning“, which will be available in ... Read more
  • Navigating Rough Waters Video 8-Non-compete Case studies Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 8th of eight videos of Episode 3: Navigating Rough Waters, which focuses on case studies to illustrate the benefits and issues relating to non-compete agreements and other protections from errant employees. This is the final part of the third of six Business Success(ion) Planning Bootcamps for Professional Advisors conducted at the offices of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. from March 2017 – October 2017. This segment was recorded on May 17, 2017. The sessions are being compiled into a book entitled “Business Success(ion) Planning“, which will be available in the Spring 2018. https://youtu.be/7muYnY7t3oQ Read more
  • Navigating Rough Waters Video 7-Failure Mitigation Strategies and Protecting from Employee Theft Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 7th of eight videos of Episode 3: Navigating Rough Waters, which focuses on strategies to mitigate and minimize business failure, and ways of protecting business from employee theft and misappropriation of company secrets. This is part of the third of six Business Success(ion) Planning Bootcamps for Professional Advisors conducted at the offices of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. from March 2017 – October 2017. This segment was recorded on May 17, 2017. The sessions are being compiled into a book entitled “Business Success(ion) Planning“, which will be available in the Spring 2018. https://youtu.be/dFa2oROx-EM Read more