Attorney - Tax (Detroit)

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with more than 800 attorneys and 1,400 total on our team, we have the collaborative approach, advanced technological resources, and depth of services that make us a preeminent law firm in the Midwest.

Taft is looking for a team-oriented attorney to join our Tax group in the Detroit office.

Taft Law is seeking an attorney with at least 3 years of experience for our Tax practice group. The ideal candidates should have experience in transactional tax law experience, who understands the parties’ tax objectives in a transaction, can identify the issues that typically arise affecting those objectives and propose solutions; can draft moderately complex operating agreements, tax provisions in other transactional documents and ancillary tax documents; is knowledgeable with recurring transactional tax concepts (such as basis step-up, gain characterization, personal goodwill, profits interests, F reorganizations and 338(h)(10) elections, purchase price allocations, Section 754 elections vs. Section 704(c) allocations, debt-financing of distributions, qualified small business stock (1202), tax-free corporate contributions and reorganizations and issues on LLC formation (disguised sales, 99-5))  and has significant experience using RIA/CCH, BNA and TaxNotes (and other resources) to research tax issues thoroughly. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, law school transcript, and resume with a full description of relevant experience to Lisa Watson, Chief Recruiting Officer, at lwatson@taftlaw.com.


Taft is a State of Minnesota and City of St. Paul Affirmative Action Employer as required in those jurisdictions. Taft is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks, and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing. Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP participates in E-VERIFY.