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  • New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 1973, Harry Rudnick Award for Highest Grades in Class
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1971, Tulane Law Review, Award for Best Student Comment, Medal for highest three year average grades in graduating class, Medal for highest grades in senior year, and Tulane Law Alumni Medal for highest grades in first year; Order of the Coif
  • University of Notre Dame, B.B.A. in Accounting, 1968, magna cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, 1971
Court Admissions
  • 5th Cir., 1971
  • E.D. La., 1971
  • M.D. La.
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Robert Casey
Special Counsel
Four United Plaza
8555 United Plaza Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
225.248.2090 tel
225.248.3090 fax

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Bob Casey has been practicing law since 1971. His practice is predominantly transactional, dealing with acquisitions and sales of businesses, providing tax advices to businesses and individuals, and estate planning. Mr. Casey concentrates on federal, Louisiana, and local income, estate, gift, and sales taxation, and he is occasionally involved in tax controversy administrative work and litigation.

A native of New Orleans, Mr. Casey has served as Chair of the Tax Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association. He has also held the following positions in the American Bar Association's Section of Taxation: Chair of the Committee of Partnerships, Secretary, Council Director, and Vice-Chair. He is a former member of the Council of the American College of Tax Counsel and is a member of the Louisiana Law Institute. Mr. Casey was named one of Worth magazine's 100 Top Attorneys serving affluent families in 2005 and 2006.

Noteworthy

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the areas of Litigation and Controversy - Tax, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates (listed annually since 1983)
  • Named "Baton Rouge Best Lawyers Tax Law Lawyer of the Year" 2012 
  • Recognized in "Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in the area of Corporate/M&A: Tax (listed annually since 2008) as a "Senior Statesmen"
  • Listed in the 2017 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers in the area of Tax (listed annually since 2007)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell

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Memberships

  • American Bar Association (Member, Section of Taxation; Past Chairman, Committee of Partnerships, 1982–1984; Past Member of Council, 1985–1988; Past Secretary, Section of Taxation, 1988–1989; Past Vice Chair, Section of Taxation, 1989–1991)
  • American College of Tax Counsel (Former Member of Council)
  • Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra (Board Member)
  • Louisiana Law Institute
  • Louisiana State Bar Association (Past Chair, Section of Taxation, 1978–1979)