The USC Gould School of Law Tax Institute


Tax Institute


January 26-28, 2015
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel Los Angeles


The USC Gould School of Law Tax Institute

Over 60 speakers and 500 of your professional peers will converge January 26-28, 2015 to address cutting-edge tax issues affecting corporations, privately held companies, partnerships and real estate, individuals, tax ethics, enforcement and compliance, and estate planning. This three-day institute features popular morning updates on current developments, afternoon breakouts sessions, intimate evening workshops and two networking receptions. CE units for lawyers, accountants and financial planners, and legal specialization credit in Taxation Law and Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, are available.

The 2015 Tax Institute - Three Days of Tax Tips


  • Monday - Business Tax Planning
    Monday's sessions will focus on corporate and business tax planning issues, with separate programming tracks on tax planning for large corporations and for privately held businesses. Popular returning speaker Mark Silverman will kick off the day with his annual review of recent developments in corporate tax planning. USC Gould's Edward Kleinbard, the Ivadelle and Theodore Johnson Professor of Law and Business, will provide the keynote lucheon presentation. The day will include a hosted networking reception and intimate evening workshops.
  • Tuesday - Partnerships, Individual, and Ethics
    Tuesday will feature three concurrent tracks of programming, focusing on partnerships and real estate, individual tax planning, and tax ethics, compliance and enforcement issues. Long-time opening speaker Blake Rubin returns with an update on partnership and real estate tax law. Karen Hawkins, Director, IRS Office of Professional Responsibility, will give Tuesday's keynote luncheon presentation. The day will end with a hosted networking reception and evening workshops.
  • Wednesday - Estate Planning
    Wednesday will be dedicated to estate planning issues. Jeffrey Pennell, the Richard H. Clark Professor of Law at Emory University's School of Law, will again provide his trademark morning update. Columbia Law School's Professor Michael Graetz, will provide the keynote luncheon presentation. There will again be additional intimate evenings workshop on Wednesday, following a hosted networking reception.

To take a look at the full programming guide for the 2015 Tax Institute, click here.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of the 2015 Tax Institute includes ticketing, publicity, exhibition and other benefits, depending on the level of sponsorship chosen. Click here to learn more about sponsoring the 2015 Institute, including information about our basic sponsorship option and the sponsorship of meals, receptions, breaks and giveaways. Let us tailor your sponsorship opportunity to best serve your needs.