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Ryan R Nisle

Tax Attorney at Portland, OR

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  • State Years
    Washington - WA 13 years
    Oregon - OR 22 years
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State WA
    Acquired 2011
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 22 years
    State OR
    Acquired 2001
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Ryan

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Practice areas
  1. Tax
    70%

    23 years

  2. Business
    30%

    23 years

Ryan focuses his practice primarily on tax and business law, with an emphasis on partnership and corporate tax, state and local taxation, international taxation, executive compensation, and tax incentives related to energy and affordable housing. 

There is no shortage of interesting tax issues that arise from the unique tax structures of Oregon and Washington. Ryan has assisted clients both with resolving state and local tax controversies and with planning and structuring client operations to best meet his clients' business needs, including navigating Oregon's income and property taxes and Washington's sales and use and Business and Occupation (B&O) taxes.

In the area of executive compensation, Ryan assists clients in navigating the increasingly complex tax rules applicable to executive compensation and equity awards, including compliance with Internal Revenue Code Section 409A. Ryan has assisted clients in designing multifaceted equity compensation plans, as well as deferred compensation plans for current and incoming executives. 

Ryan's work in the affordable housing area includes assisting clients with all phases of affordable housing development, including structuring legal entities and financing, negotiating with public and private funders, due diligence and document review and negotiation, troubleshooting and resolving real estate and construction issues, and navigating complex tax issues. 

Location

Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
111 SW 5th Ave Ste 3400
Portland, OR, 97204-3614

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Posted by David | January 2, 2015
Intelligent, Efficient, Great Results
Ryan Nisle helped with the tax implications of selling my business in 2012. He was fantastic -- always available, responsive, and gave us exactly what we needed in terms of both strategy and execution.

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
  • 2001 - Present

Education

  • University of Oregon School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2001
  • Iowa State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1998

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Business Acquisition.
  • Successful
  • Corporate State Income Tax Appeal.
  • Successful
  • Alternative Energy Project.
  • Successful

Associations

  • American Red Cross, SW Washington Region
  • Board of Directors
  • 2014 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Oregon State Bar, Taxation Section
  • Executive Committee, Chair-Elect
  • 2002 - Present
  • Oregon State Bar
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2018
  • Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2017
  • Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • Oregon Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • Oregon Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Oregon Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Oregon Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • Oregon Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Rising Star
  • Oregon Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Rising Star
  • Oregon Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Rising Star
  • Oregon Super Lawyers
  • 2008
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Publications

  • Portland Business Journal
  • Deferred Compensation Can Generate Tax Consequences
  • 2011
  • NW Tax Wire
  • Worker Classification Continues to Be in the Spotlight
  • 2011
  • NW Tax Wire
  • Is the Fox Guarding the Henhouse? State of Washington’s DOR Takes Over Business Licensing
  • 2011
  • Groundbreaking News
  • Guidance Issued Explaining Simultaneous Like-Kind Exchange and Home Sale Gain Exclusion
  • 2005
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Speaking Engagements

  • Sales and Business Occupation Tax in Washington
  • Sales and Business Occupation Tax
  • 2013
  • Pacific Northwest Regional State Tax Seminar
  • Discussion of State Tax Cases and Issues to Watch in 2011 and Beyond
  • 2011
  • Mid Valley Tax Forum
  • Sales & Dispositions of Assets
  • 2011
  • Breakfast Roundtable
  • Key Employees: Wooing, Rewarding, & Parting. What to Consider in Employment Agreements
  • 2010
  • Annual Meeting
  • Oregon Tax Update
  • 2007
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Portland Tax Lawyer Ryan R Nisle
Ryan R Nisle
Tax Attorney
Portland, OR
Licensed for 22 years