Our senior tax partner, Denise D. Hoffman, received her Masters in Taxation (LL.M.) from New York University School of Law. With this additional training and expertise we are capable of advising our clients on a broad range of tax issues. We frequently structure tax advantaged transactions, render legal opinions in support of business transactions, file for ruling requests from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and represent clients before the IRS in audits, appeals and other negotiations.

Additional areas of emphasis include: mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, like-kind exchanges, capital gains planning, charitable contributions, and conservation easements. Our depth and breadth of experience allows us to add value for our clients by serving as business advisors as well as legal counsel.

Specific matters that we can assist with include the following:

  • Audit Representation (IRS, State and Local Audits)
  • Ruling Requests to IRS
  • Tax Compliance
  • Business Distributions and Redemptions
  • Entity Formation and Reorganizations
  • Like-Kind Exchanges
  • Entity Liquidation or Sales
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Partnership Planning and Taxation
  • Business Recapitalizations
  • Trust and Fiduciary Income Taxation
  • Non-Profit Taxation & Tax Exempt Status
  • S Corp Qualifications & Taxation
  • Industry Taxation (banking, ranching, intellectual property, etc.)