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Tax Law Job Description

The United States tax code is among the most complex in the world. Tax law professionals help simplify things for the individuals and corporations that they represent and support.

Tax law job responsibilities

Tax laws and regulations impact nearly all aspects of the economy and business activity. The responsibilities of tax law professionals are dynamic and ever changing. Some areas of focus include mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and investments. Within these arenas, tax law professionals perform the following tasks:

  • Counsel clients on tax implications of economic transactions
  • Negotiate tax elements of transactions and draft contracts
  • Work with the IRS to ensure compliance and mitigate issues

What does it take to be a successful tax law professional?

Given the complex nature of tax law, it is imperative for professionals within the discipline to stay abreast of the latest laws, rules, regulations and trends at all times. A solid understanding of case law and a willingness to immerse oneself in the case matter are essential. Finally, excellent interpersonal and communications skills are paramount as tax can be a difficult subject to grasp and tax law professionals must be able to translate their technical knowledge into actionable and understandable advice.

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  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    A Tax/Trusts and Estates Attorney job in San Diego, California with a prestigious firm has just become available.  To be considered for this opportunity you must have a minimum of two years of experience and an LLM.  This attorney will be in the tax department.  Excellent...View Details.
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Date Posted: 06/22
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Accountant with State Tax experience wanted!  This job located in Center City Philadelphia will be supporting the Tax Group of this large international law firm.  Candidates must possess an accounting undergraduate degree and several years' worth of accounting experience in...View Details.
  • Location: New York, New York
    Date Posted: 06/20
    Position:
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    A premiere midtown law firm is seeking a temporary corporate attorney to assist with a corporate deal. Candidates MUST have experience with tax equity in the renewable energy space.
     
    Temporary Corporate Attorney responsibilities:
  • Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
    Date Posted: 06/19
    Position:
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    The Raleigh office of Parker + Lynch is working with a well-respected, regional law firm seeking to add a Tax Associate to their thriving team in...View Details.
  • Location: Manhattan, New York
    Date Posted: 06/15
    Position:
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch is working with a head partner at a top AmLaw firm for their un-posted tax search. This firm pays Cravath compensation and has about 100 attorneys in the Manhattan office.
     
    The ideal candidate would have the following experience:
     
    -JD from an...
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  • Location: Manhattan, New York
    Date Posted: 06/15
    Position:
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch is working with a head partner at a top AmLaw firm for their un-posted tax search. This firm pays Cravath compensation.
     
    The ideal candidate would have the following experience:
     
    -JD from an accredited law school
    -2-6 years of experience in...
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  • Location: New York, New York
    Date Posted: 06/15
    Position:
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch is working with a head partner at a top AmLaw firm for their un-posted tax search. This firm pays Cravath compensation and bonuses.
     
    We are communicating directly with the partner, who is Chambers ranked, and were told that there is a clear path to...
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  • Location: New York, New York
    Date Posted: 06/13
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch Legal, Special Counsel's Attorney Search Division, is assisting a Top Am Law firm to find tax associates for their highly ranked Tax...View Details.
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
    Date Posted: 06/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch is partnering with the New Orleans office of a prestigious, large law firm to recruit an Associate Attorney with experience in tax and...View Details.
  • Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
    Date Posted: 06/09
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Tax Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Would you like to practice with a top law firm in beautiful Knoxville, TN? Do you have a strong background in tax law and a desire to work on...View Details.
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