Ethan D. Millar

Ethan Millar is a nationally recognized expert in the fields of unclaimed property and state taxation. His state tax practice focuses primarily on audit defense, administrative appeals and litigation, with an emphasis on California tax matters. He also has extensive experience in advising clients in multi-state tax issues associated with mergers, acquisitions and other business transactions. Ethan’s unclaimed property practice focuses on planning opportunities, single- and multi-state audit defense, voluntary disclosures, administrative appeals, and litigation. Ethan is also one of the leading attorneys in the country in advising clients regarding unclaimed property, consumer protection and other federal and state regulatory issues related to gift cards, promotional programs and other prepaid access products. He has advised over 80 companies regarding their gift card and/or promotional programs.

Ethan currently chairs the Unclaimed Property and State and Local Tax subcommittees of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association (ABA). He has also served as an adjunct state tax professor at Emory University School of Law, has published over 20 articles on state tax and unclaimed property issues, and is a frequent lecturer on state tax and unclaimed property topics. He graduated Order of the Coif from UCLA Law School.

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Areas of Practice 1) State & Local Tax, 2) Tax, 3) Federal & International Tax, 4) Mergers & Acquisitions, 5) Unclaimed Property, 6) Corporate & Business Transactions and 7) Government & Economic Incentives
Law School UCLA School of Law, J.D., 1998
Admitted Year 2005
Education University of California, Los Angeles, B.S., 1995
Bar Member / Association Georgia State Bar Association, Georgia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Alston & Bird LLP
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