Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Jerald David August of Fox Rothschild to Present ALI-ABA Course on Partnerships, LLCs and LLPs

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – December 20, 2011 – Jerald David August, partner in the Philadelphia and West Palm Beach offices of Fox Rothschild LLP and co-chair of the firm’s Taxation and Wealth Planning Department, will serve as planning chair of the two-day ALI-ABA course on partnerships, LLCs and LLPs on January 12-13 at the US Grant Hotel in San Diego, CA and by live video webcast.

The course will feature a panel of nationally recognized tax lawyers who will provide an in-depth look into federal income taxation of partners and partnerships and review various planning strategies and potential pitfalls. In addition to serving as planning chair, August will also serve as faculty for the discussion on “Sorting Out the Mixing Bowl Provisions,” which will cover working with and avoiding mixing bowl rules in Subchapter K. 

August is nationally recognized for his taxation experience in federal tax matters, federal transfer taxation, tax litigation and tax controversy, corporate and partnership taxation, estate planning for owners of closely-held businesses and international taxation (inbound and outbound). For three consecutive years, August has been named as one of the leading tax attorneys in Florida byChambers USA. He frequently publishes on federal taxation issues, lectures at leading tax institutes and contributes to his Federal Taxation Developments Blog (

August is a member of the American College of Tax Counsel, American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel and American Tax Policy Institute. He serves on the board of directors at New York University Institute on Federal Taxation Advisory Board, New York University School of Law Graduate Tax Program and New York University School of Law, Wallace-Lyon National Tax Law Workshop.

August earned his LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law in 1980, his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1977, his B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, and his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences.

About Fox Rothschild LLP

Fox Rothschild LLP ( is a full-service law firm built to serve business leaders. Over the past 100 years, we have grown to more than 500 lawyers in 16 offices coast to coast. Our clients come to us because we understand their issues, their priorities and the way they think. We help clients manage risk and make better decisions by offering practical, innovative advice.


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