Attorneys at Law

Hal J. Webb

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  • Education
    • Bachelor of Business
      Administration in Accounting,
      University of Miami, 1992
    • Visiting Student, University of Miami
      School of Law, 1994-1995
    • Juris Doctor, Widener University
      School of Law, 1995
    • Master of Laws in Taxation,
      University of Florida College of Law, 1996


  • Distinctions
    • The International Who’s Who of Private Client Lawyers 2013, Who’s Who Legal, 2013
    • “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory
    • Best Lawyers/Law Firms in America, U.S. News, 2009-2013
    • Florida’s Best Lawyers, Lawyers of the Year 2013
    • Leaders List, Leading Lawyers – North America, Citywealth Magazine, UK 2011-2013
    • Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide 2011-2013
    • Legal Week’s International Trusts & Private Client Elite List 2012
    • Top Attorney in Florida, 2012
    • Florida Super Lawyers, 2010-2012
    • Guide to the World’s Leading Trusts & Estates Practitioners, 2010


  • Bar/Court Affiliations
    • Florida Bar
    • United States Tax Court


  • Professional Affiliations
    • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”), Director of the Miami Branch
    • Florida Bar Tax Section, Chairman, International Tax In-Bound Committee
    • Florida Bar Tax Section, Member of the International Law Section, Real Property, Probate and Trust Sections
    • American Bar Association, Member, International and Tax Sections


  • Recent Publications
    • Gifts of Money from a Foreign Person to his U.S. Child or U.S. Spouse – Cayman Financial Review – Third Quarter 2012 Edition >> view here
    • Auditing US Involved Foreign Trusts: A Must for Foreign Trustees – Cayman Financial Review – August 2011 >> view here
    • “U.S.Beneficiaries of Foreign Trusts”, The Florida Bar Tax Section Winter 2007 Newsletter
    • “International Families – Beware”, Rothschild Trust Review, February 2007 >> view here
    • “Planning Ahead – Examine all the pitfalls to avoid regarding US beneficiaries of foreign trusts”, STEP Journal USA, 2006 >> view here

Hal J. Webb

Hal J. Webb is a Partner at Cantor & Webb P.A., a Miami, Florida based law firm focused on the representation of high net worth international private clients and international businesses in the areas of tax, estate planning, tax compliance, real estate and probate matters with an emphasis on foreign trusts with United States beneficiaries, inbound tax and estate planning and voluntary disclosures.

He is a frequent author and lecturer on various topics of international tax and estate planning. Mr. Webb is a member of various professional and civic organizations, including Chairman of the Miami Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”) based in London, England, Chairman of the International Tax Inbound Committee and Member of the International Tax and Real Property, Probate & Trust Sections of the Florida Bar, as well as Member of the International and Tax Sections of the American Bar Association.

Mr. Webb has been awarded the highest “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory and is listed in Best Lawyers in America, Florida Super Lawyers, Top Lawyer in the South Florida Legal Guide, Guide to the World’s Leading Trusts & Estates Practitioners and Leading Lawyers in North America by Citywealth Magazine.

He received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Miami in 1992, studied at the University of Miami School of Law in 1994 and 1995, received a law degree from Widener University School of Law in 1995, and received a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida College of Law in 1996.