People: Agnes M. Gesiko, Associate

Agnes M. Gesiko

Associate

Los Angeles - Downtown
Direct: (213) 270-9755
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Agnes Gesiko is an associate in the Corporate Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Los Angeles office.  Ms. Gesiko represents nonprofit organizations on a variety of tax matters such as entity formation, applying for and maintaining tax-exemption and operational, governance, and compliance matters.  She has experience in advising companies in a broad range of industries on a variety of strategic tax and business matters such as acquisitions, dispositions, reorganizations, and restructurings.  In addition to her legal experience, Ms. Gesiko has also worked for the Internal Revenue Service where she conducted audits relating to compliance with the technical requirements imposed by the Internal Revenue Code.

Agnes Gesiko is an associate in the Corporate Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Los Angeles office.  Ms. Gesiko represents nonprofit organizations on a variety of tax matters such as entity formation, applying for and maintaining tax-exemption and operational, governance, and compliance matters.  She has experience in advising companies in a broad range of industries on a variety of strategic tax and business matters such as acquisitions, dispositions, reorganizations, and restructurings.  In addition to her legal experience, Ms. Gesiko has also worked for the Internal Revenue Service where she conducted audits relating to compliance with the technical requirements imposed by the Internal Revenue Code.

Education

  • LL.M., New York University School of Law (2004)
  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, cum laude (2003)
    Order of the Coif
  • B.A., University of San Diego School, summa cum laude (2000)

Admissions

  • California

Publications

  • “The Anatomy of a Federal Tax Audit,” Journal of Taxation, Vol. 122, No. 4 (April 2015)
  • “Structure Counts!  The Tax Implications Arising From the Formation, Operation, and Liquidation of C Corporations, S Corporations, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Companies,” Corporate Business Taxation Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 2 (November 2008)
  • “The Protection of Taxpayer’s Federal Tax Return Information in the Internet Age - Is Tax Return Information Being Afforded Proper Confidentiality and Privacy Protections?,” The Tax Lawyer, Vol. 62, No. 1 (Fall 2008)
  • “The Taxation of Phantom Profits Under the Alternative Minimum Tax,” Southern Illinois University Law Journal, Vol. 26 (2002)