Law Office of Andrew L. Gradman, APC


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.
201 W Garvey Ave #102, Box 525
Monterey Park, CA 91754

Education and Affiliations

  • NYU SCHOOL OF LAW, LL.M. in Taxation, 2016.
  • NYU STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, Certificate in Law & Business.
  • 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


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. Presented my paper, "Proposed Revenue Procedure to Standarize the Information Corporations Give Shareholders to Show that Stock is QSBS" (see above) as part of the 2023 California Lawyers Association DC Delegation.
  3. Several presentations recorded by CA Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB).  **Example.
  4. Several presentations recorded by CalCPA, e.g. on NOLs (handout) and **QOZs (handout).
  5. Too Good To Be True Tax Strategies, WealthChannel, 09/27/23.
  6. Where do Loopholes Come From? 08/28/20 (Podcast - McKenna Brink)
  7. How to Understand, Mitigate, and Defend Tax Penalties 10/12/21 (PodCast - Tax Girl)
  8. California Prop 19: A (Slightly Technical) Introduction 12/26/20 (solo presentation)
  9. **Seminar re QOZs 11/10/21 (with Lerman Law Partners)
  10. Guest lecturer for David Rice for accounting students, Cal Poly Pomona (3 hours).
  11. **Novogradac Spring 2022 Opportunity Zones Conference (“Structuring Insights” panel)
  12. **7 Common Mistakes Made By OZ Investors. OpportunityDB. 6/14/22.
  13. QSBS Slides - presented to Tax Masters (Provisors), 7/13/22