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Baker & McKenzie LLP

One Prudential Plaza
130 East Randolph Drive
Chicago, IL, 60601


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197705/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association, Taxation SectionFormer ChairN/A
American Bar AssociationDelegateN/A
American College of Tax CounselFellowN/A
Chicago Bar Association, Federal Tax CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
Internal Revenue Service Advisory CouncilMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Journal of TaxationTax Court’s Peabody Decision Clarifies When Real Property Interests Are Like-Kind2006
Journal of TaxationWhat Will Be The long-Term Impact of the Sixth Circuit’s Divided Decision in DOW Chemical?2006
The Tax ExecutiveNew TAM Highlights Issues in Like-Kind Exchanges Involving Intangibles2006
Journal of TaxationA Divided Tax Court Rejects a Regulation -- and Struggles with Administrative Law -- in Swallows Holding2006
Journal of TaxationWill Black & Decker Turn Out to be a Pyrrhic Victory for the IRS?2006
Journal of TaxationThe ‘State of the Art’ in Like-Kind Exchanges, 20062006
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesMisuse of Anti-Abuse2006
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesWhat Will Be the Impact of the Government’s Economic Substance Victory in Coltec?2006
Journal of Passthrough Entities‘Securities’ and Like-Kind Exchanges2006
Journal of TaxationAt-Risk Rules and DROs: Did The Tax Court Err in Hubert Enterprises?2005
Journal of TaxationTaxable Sale or Nontaxable Reorganization: The Tax Court Draws a Line in Tribune Company2005
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesCode Sec. 6111 and the Partnership Tax Practitioner2005
Journal of TaxationBroad Scope of Section 470 Catches Many Non-Abusive Transactions2005
Journal of TaxationDealing with the Service’s Interim Guidance on Downward Basis Adjustments under 734 and 7432005
Journal of TaxationNew Tax Shelter Decisions Present Further Problems for the IRS2005
Journal of TaxationThe World Changes: Broad Sweep of New Tax Shelter Rules in AJCA and Circular 230 Affect Everyone2005
Journal of TaxationControversial Prop. Regs. on Disguised Sales of Partnership Interests — IRS Jumps into the Deep End2005
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesAcquisitions, Dispositions & Structuring Techniques2005
Real Estate TaxationThe Intersection of Delaware Statutory Trusts and Tenancies-In-Common2005
Journal of TaxationLesson from Castle Harbour: The Service Loses a Significant Tax Shelter Case2005
Journal of TaxationReliance On Tax Opinions: The World Changes Due to Long Term Capital Holdings and the AJCA2004
Journal of Practical Estate PlanningTenancy-in-Common Interests: A Valuable Addition to the Financial Planner’s Toolkit2004
BNA International Inc.Foreign Inventory Transactions May Give Rise to a Reportable Transaction2004
Journal of TaxationIRS Bars Taxpayers From Building Replacement Property On Their Own Land -- Or Does It?2004
Journal of TaxationDelaware Statutory Trusts And 1031: A Marriage Made In Heaven Or Just A Pipe Dream? (with Todd Golub and Daniel F. Cullen)2004
Journal of TaxationNew Temp. Regs. On Allocation Of Foreign Tax Credits Present Planning Opportunities (with Todd Golub)2004
Practical Tax StrategiesIRS Ruling Creates Tax Controversy For Partnership Mergers2004
Practical LawyerImplications Of California Tough New Anti-Tax Shelter Rules2004
Journal of Taxation‘Tax Shelter’ And ‘Tax Shelter Opinion’ -- IRS, In Another Try At Circular 230, Strikes Out Again2004
Journal of TaxationWhen Is A Partner Not A Partner? When Does A Partnership Exist?2004
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesRev. Rul. 2003-56: The More You Look, The Uglier It Gets2004
Journal of TaxationProp. Regs. On Withholding For Partnerships With Foreign Partners Would Ease Burdens2003
Journal of TaxationIRS, In New Procedure, Eases The Rules To Allow REITS To Make Subordinated Loans2003
Journal of TaxationMulti-Year Deferred Like-Kind Exchanges By Partnerships -- Is The New Rev. Rul. A Trojan Horse?2003
Passive Activity LossesBook, co-author (with David Evaul and Todd Wallace)1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Amherst CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1974
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
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