Douglas A. Schaaf

Douglas Schaaf is the chair of the Tax Department of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's Orange County office. He provides tax and business advice relating to complex business transactions and issuance of financial instruments.

Much of his practice involves providing tax advice in cross-border transactions; acquisitions and recapitalizations of corporations; partnership formation and restructuring matters; tax advice concerning the acquisition and disposition of real estate; tax controversy matters at both the state and federal level; and tax aspects of executive compensation arrangements. He has more than 25 years of experience in a broad range of tax matters.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Tax Advisory, 2) Private Equity and 3) Tax Litigation and Controversy
Law School Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1981
Education St. Norbert College, B.B.A., 1978
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Paul Hastings LLP
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