Law jobs in tax are explored in this video on being a tax lawyer. JD Careers Out There host Marc Luber interviews tax attorney Richard Horne of Lowenstein Sandler in New York for insight into tax law careers.
Rick tells JDCOT that as a tax attorney, he handles a wide range of tax-related issues: from forming a corporation to M&A to business investments to the sale of a business, even the issues of bankruptcy and taxes. He also handles tax law issues for hedge funds, private equity funds and taxes for non-profits.
Rick has an LL.M. in tax from the prestigious NYU tax LL.M. program. Being a lawyer in this practice area is always interesting according to Rick – it’s one of the types of lawyers that gets to take an active role in a wide variety of transactions.
Whether you’re in law school or wondering what to do with a law degree, you may want to check out these types of law paths in tax. In the full interview at JDCOT, Rick tells us how to break in to tax law careers and explains a typical day, what skills and personality types best fit this path, and how to succeed.
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