Allen Dell

Attorneys at Law

813.223.5351 202 South Rome Avenue Suite 100
Tampa, Florida 33606

Frank J. "Sandy" Rief, III

Sandy Rief is a shareholder with the law firm of Allen Dell.

Focus:

Mr. Rief practices exclusively in the areas of tax, trusts and estates.

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Practice Areas:

  • Business succession planning
  • Charitable planning & charitable trusts
  • Corporate tax
  • Estate & family wealth planning
  • Foundations & other tax exempt organizations
  • Pass-through taxation
  • Planning for asset protection
  • Tax legislation
  • Tax-exempt organizations
  • Trusts, estates, & guardianship administration
  • Wills & trusts

Education:

  • New York University, LL.M. Taxation, 1971
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 1969
  • Wake Forest University, B.A., 1966, Cum Laude

Admissions:

  • The Florida Bar, 1969
  • District of Columbia, 1971
  • U.S. Tax Court

Presentations and Publications:

  • American Law Institute and American Bar Association, Annual Course of Study, Speaker, "Uses of Insurance in Estate and Tax Planning"
  • American Law Institute and American Bar Association, Annual Course of Study, Speaker, "Planning Techniques for Large Estates"

Current and Prior Professional Associations:

  • The Florida Bar, Taxation, Real Property and Probate and Trust Law Sections
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Law Institute Member
  • American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel, Fellow
  • American College of Tax Counsel, Fellow
  • American Law Institute and American Bar Association, Annual Course of Study, "Sophisticate Estate Planning Techniques," Co-Chair, 1990-2001
  • American Law Institute and American Bar Association, Annual Course of Study, “Health Care,” Co-Chair, 1987-1992
  • Small Business Council of America, Director
  • Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, Chair, 2004-2006
  • John and Mabel Ringling Museum of Art Foundation, Chair, 2007-2009
  • All Children’s Hospital Foundation, Chair, 2002-2004
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow

Recognitions:

  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2007-2010
  • Best Lawyers in America, since 2009
  • University of South Florida 2014 Alumni Award, Class of ’56 Award
  • Red Cross Legacy Award, 2001

Community Service:

  • Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center
  • Tampa Bay History Center
  • Tampa Theatre Foundation
  • Tampa Bay Performing Arts Foundation
  • University of South Florida Foundation
  • Florida State University Foundation
  • Frank E. Duckwall Foundation
  • Poynter Foundation
  • Hermitage Artist Retreat
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Tampa Museum of Art