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  1. International Law: 50%
  2. Tax: 50%

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Hirsh & Associates, LLC

310 Whytegate Court
Lake Forest, IL, 60045

Skarzynski & Black

205 N. Michigan Ave.
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL, 60601



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199105/11/2016
NYCurrently registered 198107/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
ListingMarquis Who's Who in American Law2014
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Leading Lawyer in International Business & Trade LawLeading Lawyer Network2008
Leading Lawyer in Tax Law: BusinessLeading Lawyers Network2008
100 Leading Women Lawyers in IllinoisLeading Lawyers Network2008
Sueper LawyerSuper Lawyers2005
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell1996
Williston PrizeHarvard Law School1978
Honor SocietyBeta Gamma Sigma1975
Elijah Watts SellsAmerican Institute of Certified Public Accountants1975
Honor SocietyBeta Alpha Psi1975
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselSkarzynski Black LLC2011 - Present
Managing PartnerHirsh & Associates, LLC2011 - Present
MemberLipscomb, Brady & Eisenberg, PL2010 - 2011
PartnerK & L Gates, LLP [Bell Boyd & Lloyd, LLP}2006 - 2010
PartnerLord Bissell & Brook1993 - 2006
AssociateCadwalader Wickersham & Taft1985 - 1988
Manager of Tax PlanningPepsiCo Inc.1984 - 1985
AssociateBaker McKenzie1980 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Americian Association of Attorneys - CPAsMember2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
The International Lawyer (ABA)The American Assault on Tax Havens2010
Journal of TaxationIRS Ramps Up Initiative on Withholding From Foreigners2005
Harcourt, Brace & Janovitch publicationsThe NAFTA Guide1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of DenverBusiness AdministrationMSBA1975
Brown UniversityN/AAB1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
North Shore Chapter Tax ForumNew Remedies for Delinquent Reporting of Foreign Assets and Transactions2015
American Bar Association, International Law Section, Fall ConferenceAmeican Assault on Tax Havens2010