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Ellis Wasson Rutan & Tucker LLP, Orange County’s largest full-service law firm, recently announced that seasoned attorney Ellis Wasson has joined the firm as a partner in its Corporate, Securities and Tax Section. Wasson's practice emphasizes mergers and acquisitions, taxation, tax litigation, and financings, as well as general corporate matters. He has represented clients in many high-stakes tax controversy cases before the United States Tax Court, California state courts, the State Board of Equalization and the Multistate Tax Commission, and in administrative appeals and protests before state and federal tax authorities. His diverse client experience ranges from counseling some of the largest worldwide food distribution companies to family-owned start-up companies and private equity funds. He has represented clients in the food import and distribution, medical products manufacturing and distribution, and real estate sectors, among others. Wasson comes to Rutan from Wasson and Simon, LLP, a tax and business law firm he founded in Orange County. Prior experience includes serving as a partner in the Orange County office of Gartenberg Gelfand Wasson & Selden, LLP, and previously as a partner in the Los Angeles office of Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley. Earlier in his career, he was a senior manager in the tax and mergers and acquisitions group of PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He has taught national continuing education classes in the areas of tax planning for business start-ups, as well as partnerships and Limited Liability Company (LLC) taxation. He is an author of the California CEB Guides: Selecting and Forming Business Entities and Limited Partnerships.
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Mei Tsang Mei Tsang, a renowned intellectual property (IP) law attorney, was recently added to the marquee of the newly named Fish & Tsang LLP. Tsang has more than 12 years of legal expertise and a wide breadth... Read More
April 22, 2014
Nella Webster-O'Grady Girl Scouts of Orange County welcomed Nella Webster O'Grady to its Board of Directors. Nella Webster O'Grady is a Principal with Palo Capital of Newport Beach, a SEC-registered investment advisor that... Read More
April 22, 2014
Collette Morse Girl Scouts of Orange County welcomed Collette Morse, Vice President of Planning and Environmental Services at RBF Consulting to its Board of Directors. In her role at RBF Consulting, Morse prepares C... Read More
April 22, 2014
Shannon Kennedy Girl Scouts of Orange County welcomed Shannon M. Kennedy to its Board of Directors. Kennedy is Regional President for BNY Mellon Wealth Management in Newport Beach and San Diego. In this role, she man... Read More
April 22, 2014
Molly Jolly Girl Scouts of Orange County welcomed Molly Jolly to its Board of Directors. Jolly is in her 12th season with the Angels as Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration. Prior to this appointment... Read More
April 22, 2014
Donna Giordano Girl Scouts of Orange County welcomed Donna Giordano to its Board of Directors. Giordano is President of Ralphs Grocery Company, a division of The Kroger Co., and is responsible for 230 stores through... Read More
April 22, 2014
Danielle Arnerich Combs Girl Scouts of Orange County welcomed Danielle Arnerich Combs to its Board of Directors. Arnerich Combs is a supervising attorney with Children’s Law Center of California, which specializes in direct... Read More
April 22, 2014
Alison Popovich Communications expert Alison Popovich has joined nonprofit Project Access as the organization’s Marketing Director under the direction of the Chief Development Officer. Project Access strives to ... Read More
April 17, 2014
Jim Auther The Orange County office of Coldwell Banker Commercial Alliance announced that Jim Auther has joined as a Senior VP. Auther has over 35 years of experience in retail brokerage and development with a f... Read More
April 14, 2014
Pratibha Seth Working the night shift on the Orthopedic floor at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Pratibha Seth can be found carefully checking on her patients, ensuring they’re receiving the care they need. After 15... Read More
April 13, 2014
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