Leah Gruen is counsel in the Firm's Global Tax Practice Group in Chicago. She provides tax structuring advice to corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, REITs and other pass-through entities.
Leah focuses on advising US and non-US clients on federal income tax issues. She is experienced in tax matters related to joint ventures, private equity fund investments, real estate transactions and like-kind exchanges. Leah also works with clients at early stages of tax controversies from the audit level to IRS Appeals.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- American Bar Association, Section of Taxation
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois~United States (2009)
- Certified Public Accountant~United States
- Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D.) (2009)
- Ohio State University (B.S.) (2006)
- Co-author, (with Richard M. Lipton, Samuel P. Grilli and Samuel Pollack), "The "State of the Art" in Like-Kind Exchanges -- 2019," Journal of Taxation, February 2019
- Author, "Three New LB&I Compliance Campaigns for Pass-Through Entities," Baker McKenzie North America Tax Practice Group Newsletter, April 2018
- Co-author, "PATH Act Improves Rules for Foreign Investment in US Real Estate," Journal of Taxation, June 2016
- Co-author, "The 'State of the Art' in Like-Kind Exchanges" Journal of Taxation, May 2012
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