Tom Phillips focuses his practice on taxation and provides tax analysis, advice, and tax opinions to publicly traded and closely-held business entities. He has more than 40 years of experience representing clients in and structuring tax-free reorganizations and mergers, spinoffs, cross-border transactions, taxable asset and stock purchase transactions and partnership transactions. That experience also includes representing private placement investments in limited partnerships and limited liability companies involving hedge funds, distressed company investments, commercial real estate, value company investments, and low-income housing tax credit projects. Tom has extensive experience in tax controversy matters representing clients before the Internal Revenue Service, Wisconsin Department of Revenue, and federal and state courts.
He is a member of Milwaukee Tax Club, Professional Institute of Tax Study, Inc., State Bar of Wisconsin (Tax Section, Member Board of Directors; Business Section; District Representative, Board of Governors 2011-2015; Finance Committee), the American Bar Association Tax Section (Vice Chairman of S Corporation Committee; Corporate Tax Committee; Partnerships and LLC Committee; Business Law Section) and the Milwaukee Bar Association. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Columbia College of Nursing.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Thomas J. Phillips