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).
CA Tax Specialist exam, passed 3/22 (admission pending approval)
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, “QOZ Planning When Penalties Are a Certainty” (see above) as part of the 2022 California Lawyers Association DC Delegation.
  2. Two presentations to CalCPA annual meeting, on NOLs (handout) and **QOZs (handout).
  3. Several presentations recorded by CA Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB). **Example.
  4. CalCPA: Coronavirus Legislation Contains Employment Tax Relief, and Mixed Messages.
  5. Where do Loopholes Come From? 08/28/2020 (Podcast - McKenna Brink)
  6. How to Understand, Mitigate, and Defend Tax Penalties 10/12/2021 (PodCast - Tax Girl)
  7. California Property 19: A (Slightly Technical) Introduction 12/26/2020 (solo presentation)
  8. **Seminar re QOZs 11/10/2021 (with Lerman Law Partners)
  9. Guest lecturer for David Rice for accounting students, Cal Poly Pomona (3 hours).
  10. **Novogradac Spring 2022 Opportunity Zones Conference (“Structuring Insights” panel)
  11. **7 Common Mistakes Made By OZ Investors. OpportunityDB. 6/14/2022.