Dave Boyce practices primarily in the areas of state and federal taxation and business law, including tax planning and tax controversy representation. His areas of focus include taxable and tax-free acquisitions, partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations, cooperatives, exempt organizations, individuals, real estate, insolvency, international joint ventures, and the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program.
Dave has been a frequent lecturer on tax matters and has taught in the graduate tax programs of the Loyola Law School, University of San Diego College of Law and Golden Gate University. Courses taught and speaking engagements include corporate tax, corporate reorganizations, taxation of partnerships, executive compensation, characterization and timing of income, real estate taxation, and international joint ventures.
Dave is certified as a specialist in taxation law by the California Board of Legal Specialization and is a member of the Tax Sections of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the State Bar of California, and the American Bar Association. Dave is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and in Southern California Super Lawyers.
Specialties: Tax planning for mergers,acquisitions, private equity, corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships; tax audits, administrative appeals, and litigation.
Licensed since 1978
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Best Lawyers in America||N/A||N/A|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|Super Lawyer||Southern California Super Lawyers||N/A|
|Certified Specialist in Taxation Law||California Board of Legal Specialization||N/A|
|Partner||Musick Peeler & Garrett||2013 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor||Loyola Law School, Los Angeles||2007 - 2014|
|Adjunct Professor||University of San Diego College of Law||1980 - 1984|
|Partner/Of Counsel||Jones Day||1979 - 2013|
|Attorney Advisor of Judge Howard A. Dawson||United States Tax Court||1977 - 1979|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Association of Tax Counsel of LA||Past Chair||1986 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association, Taxation Section||Member||1979 - Present|
|State Bar of California, Taxation Section||Former Executive Committee Member||1979 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Taxation Section||Member||1977 - Present|
|Los Angeles Bar Journal||Tax Considerations for the Executive Bound for a Foreign Assignment||2011|
|Vol. 38, No. 2 BNA Tax Management Memos||Tax Planning Considerations for Multi-Corporate Healthcare Enterprises Containing Both Tax-Exempt and Nonexempt Corporations||1997|
|Journal of California Taxation||California Residence: Should the "Temporary or Transitory Purpose" Test be Replaced?||1990|
|Georgetown University Law Center||Taxation||LL.M - Master of Laws||1979|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1977|
|University of Utah||N/A||M.B.A.||1973|
|LACBA Seminar||An Overview of Transnational Employment Issues: Employment, Family, Tax and Inheritance||2011|
|Jones Day Seminar||Health Care Executive Compensation Under Fire: How to Survive the Onslaught||2005|
|California State Bar Annual Meeting||Cross Border Joint Ventures||2005|