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  • New York University School of Law
    LLM, Taxation, 1973
    Harry Rudnick Award for Highest Grades in Class

  • Tulane University Law School
    JD, 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
    BBA, Accounting, magna cum laude, 1968
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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 is special counsel in the Tax Practice Group. He provides tax and estate-planning advice to clients in the context of mergers, acquisitions, and other key transactions.

Bob has been practicing law since 1971. His practice is predominantly transactional, with an emphasis on providing tax and estate-planning counsel to individual and business clients in relation to acquisitions and sales of businesses. Bob concentrates on federal, Louisiana, and local income, estate, gift, and sales taxation, and he is occasionally involved in tax controversy administrative work and litigation.

Noteworthy

  • The Best Lawyers in America®,Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates (listed annually since 1983)
  • Chambers USA, "Senior Statesmen," Corporate/M&A: Tax (listed annually since 2008)
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers,Tax (listed annually since 2007)
  • Worth magazine, 100 Top Attorneys serving affluent families (2005-2006)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell

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Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 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)