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The Tax Practice Group at Allen Matkins enjoys a national reputation for its sophisticated and innovative approach to a wide variety of business and tax planning issues. Our aim is to understand each of our client's needs and goals and provide them with practical-based business advice, while structuring their transactions in a tax-efficient manner.

Our work includes:

The tax practice covers the full spectrum of taxation with particular emphasis on designing business organizations including pass-through entities such as partnerships, joint ventures and limited liability companies. Our tax practice is unique in that our attorneys are involved not only in tax planning but also strategic business planning as well as the drafting and negotiation of transaction documents. As a result, our tax attorneys work with a wide variety of sophisticated clients in handling complex business transactions and are uniquely positioned to provide balanced, practical and expert advice.

Our group includes individuals with extensive practical experience and outstanding credentials. The majority of our tax attorneys hold advanced law degrees in taxation or CPA certificates. Others have served as attorney advisors to federal judges at the U.S. Tax Court.


The 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America recognizes 32 Allen Matkins attorneys, including Thomas W. Henning. In addition to the individual acknowledgements, Allen Matkins received Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings for Tax Law in Los Angeles. 

Thomas W. Henning received the Los Angeles County Bar Association Dana Latham Award for Outstanding Los Angeles Tax Lawyer in 2014.