Attorneys

Attorneys

Lewis M. Horowitz

Shareholder | Seattle | 206.223.7401 | horowitzl@lanepowell.com

Areas of Practice

Lewis Horowitz is Chair of the Firm’s Taxation Practice Group and Co-chair of the Cannabis Practice Group. Lewis is also a Certified Exit Planning Advisor qualified to assist private companies with their succession planning.

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington
  • Oregon
  • Maryland (inactive)
  • District of Columbia (inactive)
  • Pennsylvania (inactive)
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Academics and Accreditations

  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., cum laude,1985)
    • Law and Policy in International Business, Editor
  • Columbia University (B.A., 1981)
  • Exit Planning Institute, Certified Exit Planning Advisor
  • Legal Lean Sigma® and Project Management
    • Yellow Belt Certification
    • Green Belt training under way

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Chair, Taxation
  • Co-chair, Cannabis Practice Group
  • Chair, Lane Powell Board of Directors (2015)
  • President, Lane Powell PC (2006-2014)
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights — Oil and Gas Industry
  • Business Transitions
  • Canada Practice
  • Public/Private Partnerships
  • Tax-Exempt and Nonprofit Organizations

Publications

  • “Merging Wisely: Best Practices for Structuring Non-Profit,” Lane Powell White Paper, Co-author (2016)
  • “Initiative Petition 28 — Changing the Oregon Corporate Excise Minimum Tax,” Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives, Co-author (August 2016)
  • “Recreational Cannabis — Section 280E and Tax Efficient Structuring,” Lane Powell White Paper, Co-author (June 15, 2016)
  • “Rethinking Choice of Entity — Section 1202 Stock,” Oregon State Bar Taxation Section Newsletter, Co-author (Spring 2016)

Speaking Engagements

  • “The End is Near: Business Succession Planning,” Lane Powell Trusts & ‘Tinis Seminar, Co-presenter (September 8, 2016)

Awards and Honors

  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Named “2011 CEO of the Year” in Professional Services by Portland Business Journal
  • Named as one of The Best Lawyers in America®, Tax (2005-2017)
  • Named as a “Washington Super Lawyer,” Super Lawyers® magazine, Tax (2010-2015)
  • Named as an “Oregon Super Lawyer,” Super Lawyers® magazine, Tax (2006-2009) (“Top 50 Oregon Super Lawyers,” 2008)
  • AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™

Professional and Community Activities

  • Board Member, Stand With Us Northwest

Lewis M. Horowitz

Shareholder | Seattle | 206.223.7401 | horowitzl@lanepowell.com

Date
09.22.2016
08.17.2016
04.08.2016
08.17.2015
06.12.2015
03.03.2015
10.02.2014
08.19.2014
08.18.2014
06.13.2014
08.15.2013
06.14.2013
08.28.2012
06.13.2012
03.07.2012
12.14.2011
12.13.2011
10.25.2011
08.31.2011
08.09.2011