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  1. Tax: 40%
  2. Partnership: 20%
  3. Construction: 20%
  4. Real Estate: 20%

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Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer LLP

30 North LaSalle Street.
Suite. 3000
Chicago, IL, 60602

55 E. Monroe Street
Chicago, IL, 60603-5896



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198405/11/2016
MONot authorized to practice-Administrative198301/08/2013
DCInactive 198107/05/2016
MDDecertified-non payment198009/20/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Illinois Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chicago Bar Association, Federal Taxation CommitteeChairman1999 - Present
Chicago Bar Association, Executive CommitteeMember1992 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Chicago Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Chicago Bar Association, Federal Taxation CommitteeVice-Chair1998 - 1999
Chicago Bar Association, Federal Taxation CommitteeSecretary1997 - 1998
Chicago Bar Association, Ad-Hoc Committee on the Partnership Anti-Abuse RegulationChairman1994 - 1996
Chicago Bar Association, Partnerships, Real Estate and Other Tax Shelter InvestmentsChairman1992 - 1994
Publication nameTitleDate
Urban Land MagazineAffordable Assisted Living2004
Commercial Mortgage InsightAffordable Assisted Living: Creative Ways to Make It Work2004
Journal of TaxationWhen Will a Transfer to a Partnership Be Treated as a Sale Under New Section 707?1985
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1983
University of Maryland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of Maryland, College ParkMathematicsMBAN/A
University of Maryland, College ParkMathematicsBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
University of Maryland, College ParkEconomicsBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
UnknownUrban Development and Redevelopment in Illinois2006
National Housing & Rehabilitation Association Annual MeetingDeveloping Affordable Assisted Living2004
Current Developments in Affordable Housing, conferenceThe Illinois Tax Credit for Affordable Housing Donations2003
National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA)Development: Preserving What We Have2003
Indiana Health Care Association's Spring ConferenceSecuring HUD Financing2001
New York State Bar AssociationFederal Taxation Implications of Historic Preservation1999
American Bar AssociationUse of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits in Assisted Living Financing1999
American Bar AssociationUse of Special Allocations in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Transactions1999