Perkins Coie Tax practice attorneys help publicly traded, privately held and tax-exempt entities on developing tax strategies that comply with federal, state, local and international taxing authorities while protecting and preserving client assets.

Clients receive tax advice and counsel integrated with the valuable perspectives of colleagues in complementary disciplines, such as corporate and securities law, employment law and business litigation. Our tax professionals maintain strong, professional working relationships with federal and state regulators, which is helpful when negotiating on behalf of our clients. Attorneys in our Tax Controversy practice are distinctive for their depth of prior experience in the government and for efficiently and favorably handling disputes or conflicts. Tax sub-practices include:

We regularly assist clients with the tax implications associated with a variety of transactions, which include the following:

Addressing the tax aspects of employee benefits and equity compensation plans is also an area of our counsel. In addition to many years of experience working with clients, Perkins Coie Tax practice partners and associates are active in a variety of professional organizations and often serve in leadership roles. Groups in which we participate include the American Bar Association, Tax Executives Institute, Institute for Professionals in Taxation and Council On State Taxation.