Ryan Gardner (Of Counsel)

ATTORNEY AT LAW, LLM, CPA AND MBA

Phone (817) 527-5200

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Location Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex (Southlake, Texas)


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BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS, M&A AND TAXATION ATTORNEY

After spending ten years working in massive law firms, I wanted out and needed something (anything) that made my drives and heart come back alive. I was either going to stop practicing law altogether, or see if I could develop a practice on my own. Thank God, He guided me to develop my own law practice as I love my practice of law and love helping my clients. In the large law firms, I knew a billable hour quota; now I know my clients and their families, and do my best to serve their interests.

 

I am a tax attorney with over ten years of experience working for international law firms in Houston, Texas and Columbia, South Carolina including Locke Lord, Haynes & Boone, and Fulbright & Jaworski. During this time I worked on tax matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, private equity offerings, public offerings and private equity funds to name a few. I also spent considerable time in tax litigation primarily involved in partnership discount cases, son-of-boss transactions, source of income, transfer pricing and various other matters. I have represented clients in the United State Tax Court and the United States Court of Federal Claims.

 

In addition to being a tax attorney, I have been a certified public accountant since 1992 and practiced in public accounting for approximately five years and worked as a loan officer for approximately three years.

 

I started my formal education at the University of Texas with a degree in accounting. I received my Masters in Tax and Juris Doctorate from Baylor University. I also obtained a Masters in Tax Law (LL.M) from University of Houston. In an effort to give back to the academic community, I have spent the last few years teaching tax and business law at the University of Texas at Tyler.

 

In addition to the wonderful world of tax, I spend time with my wife, Amy, and our two sons, Travis and Brandon. Like a true Texan, I enjoy all things outdoors, especially hunting, and Texas Longhorn football. I am involved with my church and try to keep my eyes on Him and his plan for me, my practice and my family.

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