People: Paul S. Drizner, Partner

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Paul S. Drizner

Partner

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5851
Fax: (312) 460-7851
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Mr. Drizner is a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP and concentrates his practice on federal and state taxation and corporate law.  His experience includes structuring corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships to acquire a variety of investments and operating businesses, organizing not-for-profit corporations and representing these corporations in obtaining tax-exempt status, advising tax-exempt organizations concerning tax and transactional issues and assisting corporations and other entities in structuring acquisitions, sales, mergers, spin-offs and other reorganizations.

Mr. Drizner also advises clients regarding employment tax issues, state and local income and sales tax issues and issues regarding federal low-income housing tax credits.

Mr. Drizner is a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP and concentrates his practice on federal and state taxation and corporate law.  His experience includes structuring corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships to acquire a variety of investments and operating businesses, organizing not-for-profit corporations and representing these corporations in obtaining tax-exempt status, advising tax-exempt organizations concerning tax and transactional issues and assisting corporations and other entities in structuring acquisitions, sales, mergers, spin-offs and other reorganizations.

Mr. Drizner also advises clients regarding employment tax issues, state and local income and sales tax issues and issues regarding federal low-income housing tax credits.

Education

  • J.D., Loyola University, Chicago, School of Law (1988)
    Editor, Loyola University of Chicago Law Journal
  • B.A., University of Illinois (1985)

Admissions

  • Illinois

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Publications

  • Author, “The Passive Loss Rules: Application to an S Corporation and its Shareholders,” chapter from Limited Liability Companies and S Corporations Practice Handbook, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (2005, 2008)
  • “A Case Study: Who is the “Employer” - Franchisor or Franchisee?”, Franchising World, (May/June 1996)
  • Author, “Electing Subchapter S Status,” chapter from S Corporations Practice Handbook, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (1992)
  • “Medicaid’s Unhealthy Side Effect: The Financial Burdens of At-Home Spouses of Institutionalized Recipients,” 18 Loyola University of Chicago Law Journal 1037 (1987)