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Thomas R. Levy

Partner – Corporate, Tax and Estate Planning
(310) 746-4408
Areas of Practice 
Tax and Estate Planning

LL.M. in Taxation, New York University School of Law
J.D., University of Florida College of Law, Order of the Coif, with honors,
B.S., California State University, Northridge Finance and Real Estate, magna cum laude

Tom Levy’s practice areas concentrate on the tax aspects of business and asset acquisitions and dispositions, real estate joint ventures debt and investment restructuring, investment funds, entity formation and structuring, business succession planning and estate planning.

Bar Admissions
State Bar of California
State Bar of New York

Past Chair, Los Angeles County Bar Association Taxation Section

Distressed Debt Restructuring: Are you Triggering Taxable Income? (Client Newsletter, Summer 2009)
The Role of Limited Liability in Determining Self-Employment Income Tax: The Continuing Conundrum of the LLC Member (June 15, 2005 Tax Notes Today, 2005 TNT 114-38)
Transferring US Funds Overseas (IMPACT: Identifying Opportunities & Risks in Global Markets, June 1999)

Speaking Engagements
Financial Services Roundtable:  Fund Structuring, Carried Interest and More (2016)
Buying and Selling Your Client's Business: Overview of Opportunities and Pitfalls (2015, 2016)
LLCs: Advising Small Business Start-Ups and Larger Companies in California (2013, 2005, 2004)
California Property Tax Overview (2011)
Cancellation of Debt Income: The Basics (2010)
Debt Forgiveness & Restructuring (2009)
Case Studies in Debt Forgiveness: Taxation for Pass through Entities (2009)
Federal Tax Penalties (2006)
The Role of Limited Liability in Determining Self-Employment Tax (2005)