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Tax - California: Southern
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Douglas Schaaf is a partner and former Chair of the Global Tax Practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's Orange County office. He provides tax and business advice relating to complex business transactions and issuance of financial instruments.
Much of his practice involves providing tax advice in cross-border transactions; acquisitions and recapitalizations of corporations; partnership formation and restructuring matters; tax advice concerning the acquisition and disposition of real estate; tax controversy matters at both the state and federal level; and tax aspects of executive compensation arrangements. He has more than 30 years of experience in a broad range of tax matters.