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Biography

Dan’s practice involves transactional federal, state and international tax planning. His practice is a broad-based practice involving corporate, partnership, trust and individual tax planning; tax aspects of both public and private securities offerings including REMICs, asset backed securities, oil and gas, real estate, private equity and off shore funds; inbound and outbound foreign investment; executive compensation charitable organizations (including private foundations); and federal and state tax controversy work (administrative and judicial). In addition, Dan advises clients regarding wealth planning, including wills and trusts, charitable giving strategies, family limited partnerships, foundations as well as trust and estate matters.

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Education

Law School

University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D. 1976

Graduate School

Southern Methodist University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1984

Undergraduate School

University of Notre Dame, B.A., Economics, 1972

Bar Membership

Dan is licensed to practice in the following state:

Texas, 1976

Courts

Dan is admitted to practice before the following courts:

U.S. Tax Court

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Named one of D CEO’s Dallas 500 most influential leaders in the Dallas area

Ranked AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5*
(*AV® Preeminent ™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.)

The Best Lawyers in America©, Tax Law, 2009-2018

Texas’ Best Lawyers, 2009 – 2010

Texas Super Lawyers, Texas Monthly, 2003-2006

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Member, American Bar Association – Tax and Real Property, Probate and Trust Sections

Member, State Bar of Texas – Tax and Real Property, Probate and Trust Sections

Member, Dallas Bar Association – Tax, Probate and Trust Sections

 

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Salesmanship Club of Dallas, Member 2001 – Present

AT&T Cotton Bowl Board of Directors, 2006 – Present, Chairman 2014 – 2015

University of Notre Dame Law Association Board of Directors, 1982 – 2014

Baylor Health Care System Foundation Board of Directors, 2006 – Present

SMU Athletic Forum Board of Directors 2006 – Present, Chairman 2011-2012

Catholic Foundation Advisory Council, 2006 – Present

Communities Foundation of Texas Advisory Council 2014 – Present

Catholic Diocese of Dallas Strategic Planning Committee: A Mission for Excellence in Catholic Schools

Catholic Diocese of Dallas Our Faith … Our Future Capital Campaign Co-Chair