Law Office of Andrew L. Gradman

 

I am brought in by lawyers and CPAs to help them identify, mitigate, and (where all else fails) allocate the tax risks and benefits in their clients' business and personal transactions.

andrew@gradmantax.com
310-710-6636

Education and Affiliations

  • NYU SCHOOL OF LAW, LL.M. in Taxation, 2016.
  • NYU STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, Certificate in Law & Business.
  • COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL, J.D., 2011.
  • STANFORD UNIVERSITY, B.A. (History), 2006.
State bar: California (2011); Nevada (2019).
Certified Tax Specialist, California Board of Legal Specialization
LA Lawyer's Philharmonic (cello)
Volunteer, Bet Tzedek Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic

Publications

All errors in these articles are mine and mine alone, except for the typographical errors; these were added by the editors of the respective publications.

Articles about Opportunity Zones have asterisks**.

Presentations (incomplete list)

I have given dozens of presentations from 1-3 hours to various audiences, including law firms; client groups; CalCPA local chapters; and networking groups. These include:

  1. **Presented my paper, “Opportunity Zone Planning When Penalties Are a Certainty” (see above) as part of the 2022 California Lawyers Association DC Delegation.
  2. Several presentations recorded by CA Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB).  **Example.
  3. Several presentations recorded by CalCPA, e.g. on NOLs (handout) and **QOZs (handout).
  4. Where do Loopholes Come From? 08/28/20 (Podcast - McKenna Brink)
  5. How to Understand, Mitigate, and Defend Tax Penalties 10/12/21 (PodCast - Tax Girl)
  6. California Prop 19: A (Slightly Technical) Introduction 12/26/20 (solo presentation)
  7. **Seminar re QOZs 11/10/21 (with Lerman Law Partners)
  8. Guest lecturer for David Rice for accounting students, Cal Poly Pomona (3 hours).
  9. **Novogradac Spring 2022 Opportunity Zones Conference (“Structuring Insights” panel)
  10. **7 Common Mistakes Made By OZ Investors. OpportunityDB. 6/14/22.
  11. QSBS Slides - presented to Tax Masters (Provisors), 7/13/22