Daniel L. Gottfried is a tax partner at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP.
Dan's practice encompasses structuring, negotiating, and documenting business deals and investment transactions throughout the United States and around the world, including federal, state, and international tax planning, including corporate mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, partnerships and S corporations. Dan has particular experience with international tax planning and compliance, including extensive experience as counsel to taxpayers with respect to the recent IRS offshore initiative. Dan also has experience assisting clients with tax issues relating to intellectual property assets. Dan also assists clients in tax audits and appeals.
In addition to tax work, Dan represents a variety of business entities, particularly entrepreneurial businesses private investment funds, and family office investors, in general corporate matters, investment and financing transactions, private securities offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. Dan helped to establish VentureGeeks – Israel's first privately funded start-up accelerator.
Dan is an adjunct professor at The University of Connecticut School of Law. He serves in leadership on international tax, M&A, and joint venture committees for the American Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association. He has written many articles and spoken before many professional organizations. Among others, Dan has been featured on National Public Radio, Standard Federal Tax Reports, Hartford Business Journal, and Tax Notes International.
Licensed since 2004
Daniel is a tremendous asset to the legal community. His high ethical standards, keen attention to detail, and his talent for translating complex legal matters, for which the tax code is so famous, into easily understandable concepts makes Daniel one of the preeminant attorneys in his field.
Jonathan Berman Family Attorney
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|New Leaders of the Law||Connecticut Law Tribune||2012|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Rising Stars - Tax Law||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Rising Star - Tax Law||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Rising Star - Tax Law||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Strafford Publications||Tax Law Advisory Board||2011 - Present|
|American Bar Association||International Tax Committee, Section of Int'l Law||2010 - Present|
|American Bar Association||International M&A Joint Venture Committee, Section of Int'l Law||2010 - Present|
|Connecticut Bar Association, Tax Section||Member, Executive Committee||2008 - Present|
|Connecticut Law Tribune||Copyrights, Computer Software and the Tax Code||2009|
|Connecticut Turnaround Management Association||Tax-Free Reorganization Rules Clarified in Treating Creditors of Insolvent Corporations as Holders of Proprietary Interests||2009|
|Connecticut Turnaround Management Association||The Five Tax Issues Every Turnaround Professional Should Know||2008|
|Metropolitan Corporate Counsel||Taxing Sales of Copyrights and Computer Software: Is Capital Gain Treatment Available?||2008|
|Connecticut Tax Practice Insights||Determining Income Under the Corporation Business Tax||2007|
|Connecticut Tax Practice Insights||Attributing Partnership Source Income to Corporate Partners||2007|
|Connecticut Tax Practice Insights||Creating Efficiencies with Direct Pay Permits||2007|
|Connecticut Tax Practice Insights||The Implicit Exemption from the Connecticut Sales and Use Tax for Casual or Isolated Sales||2007|
|Journal of Practical Estate Planning||The 'Debenture Solution' to Business Succession Planning Problems||2005|
|U.C. Davis Business Law Journal||Antitakeover Provisions in IPO Firms: Irrational Exuberance or Rational Indifference?||2004|
|University of Connecticut School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Controlled Foreign Corporations||Subpart F Rules... Tax Planning for Multinational Companies||2010|
|CSCPA Tax 360 Conference||U.S. Taxation of Business Abroad||2009|
|Connecticut Business Tax Conference||Nexus Update: When is Your Business Subject to Tax in Another State?||2009|
|Adjunct tax professor||Taxation of Intellectual Property||2009|
|Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association||Tax Planning for the Transfer of Intellectual Property||2008|