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Michael A. Gilmer

CONCENTRATION

Michael is special counsel at the Davis Brown Law Firm. He joined the Business Division in April 2016 and practices primarily in the area of tax law.

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Michael has prepared a number of cases for trial before the U.S. Tax Court including those involving the disqualification of ESOPs.
  • Michael has advised a number of clients in their incorporation decision and counsels his clients on tax matters in relation to both the state of Iowa and the federal government.
  • Michael has advised numerous clients in their estate planning, helping them find the techniques best suited to optimize their personal and family wealth transmission.
  • Michael has represented many clients before the IRS and Department of Revenue from the initial audit through representation in court.

Publications, Speeches & Seminars

  • S Corporation Set Ups and Pitfalls, Bloethe Tax School, Iowa State Bar Association, December 2016.

OF NOTE

Prior to joining Davis Brown, Michael worked at a small firm in West Des Moines and prior to that, he had a solo practice. Michael has also worked inside a major corporation in the Des Moines area.

 

Michael serves on the Board of Directors of ArtForceIowa, an organization dedicated to transforming the lives of youth in need through art.