Tax Attorney

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC
Los Angeles
May 05, 2023
May 30, 2023
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Tax Attorney

30+ days ago Requisition ID: 1044


SCHEDULE: Full–Time/Exempt

SUPERVISOR: Corporate and Tax Partners

LOCATION: New York City or Los Angeles

SALARY: Base salary of $205,000 – $300,000


Founded more than 40 years ago as a boutique law firm servicing the entertainment and arts communities, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz has grown into a full service firm providing the highest quality legal services to clients in a wide range of industries and disciplines worldwide. The firm has leading practices in advertising, entertainment, litigation, corporate & finance, tax, professional responsibility, estate planning, intellectual property, technology, and others. Frankfurt Kurnit has offices in New York City and Los Angeles.

One of Crain's New York "Best Places to Work," Frankfurt Kurnit is seeking a senior–level tax attorney for our Tax Group . Our Tax Group assists clients with the organization and operation of their business enterprises, the planning, structuring, financing, negotiation and execution of business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spin–offs, restructurings, recapitalizations and joint ventures, and the development and execution of their personal tax planning strategies. For tax–exempt organization clients, we help obtain and maintain their tax–exempt status and limit their potential tax liabilities. We also help our clients establish and defend their tax positions in proceedings involving inquiries by, or disputes with, governmental tax authorities. We represent businesses, key executives, creative talent, entrepreneurs, investors, lenders, directors, advisors and consultants in the various industries that we serve, as well as tax–exempt organizations, individuals, trusts and estates.


  • Provide sophisticated advice to business and individual clients on a wide range of U.S. federal, state and local income and other tax considerations, including, in large part, those related to organizational, compliance, transactional, equity compensation and controversy matters.
  • Support firm's other practice groups on tax issues arising in the course of their work.
  • Manage relationships with other client advisors with regard to tax planning, tax return preparation and governmental tax authority examinations and investigations.
  • Tax–related research and writing.
  • Counsel non–profit organizations on governance and tax matters, including private foundation excise taxes, taxation of unrelated business income, private benefit and inurement, and lobbying and political activities.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.


  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical, writing and communication skills.
  • General knowledge of, and facility with, tax law and extensive business transactional experience.
  • Attention to detail, pragmatism, judgment, creativity and demonstrated problem–solving skills.


  • Minimum of six years of experience at a law firm with a significant business transactional practice and/or practice as an attorney at a national or large regional accounting firm.
  • Membership in the New York or California Bar is required.

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz offers eligible employees a comprehensive range of benefits including medical, dental, vision care, life, disability, flexible spending plans, commuter benefits and a 401(k).

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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz is committed to providing a diverse work environment free from harassment and discrimination, in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. The Firm is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting the most qualified employees and providing them with equal opportunity for advancement in all aspects of employment. All human resources actions are administered in a manner which will not discriminate against any persons on the basis of age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, veteran status, or any other characteristic or trait protected by Federal, State or local law. The Firm prohibits and will not tolerate any such discrimination or harassment. Further, it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities who request such accommodation, consistent with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.