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Samuel P. Grilli

Associate
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Samuel Grilli is an associate in the Firm’s Global Tax Practice Group in the Chicago office. He provides domestic and international tax planning advice to corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and REITs. Prior to law school, he worked as an auditor at a big four accounting firm in both the asset management and real estate groups. He is a certified public accountant.

Practice Focus

Mr. Grilli focuses his practice on advising US and non-US clients on federal income tax issues and providing tax structuring advice. He is experienced in tax matters related to acquisitions, private equity fund investments, and real estate transactions, including fund and REIT structures. In addition, he actively assists pro-bono clients with tax matters.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Chicago Bar Association - Member

Admissions

  • Illinois~United States (2011)

Education

  • University of Chicago Law School (2011)
  • Cornell University (2004)

Languages

  • English

Publications

Co-author, "The 'State of the Art' in Like-Kind Exchanges - 2019," Journal of Taxation, Thomson Reuters Checkpoint, February 2019

Co-author, "New Regulations on Partnership Debt and Disguised Sales: Is the Road to Hell Paved with Good Intentions? (Part 2)," Journal of Taxation, March 2017

Co-author, "New Regulations on Partnership Debt and Disguised Sales: Is the Road to Hell Paved with Good Intentions? (Part 1)," Journal of Taxation, February 2017

Co-author, "Tax Court Finally Unveils Reverse Exchange Principle in Bartell, But Stay Tuned," Journal of Taxation, November 2016

Co-author, "PATH Act Improves Rules for Foreign Investment in US Real Estate," Journal of Taxation, June 2016