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GARVEY SCHUBERT BARER ADDS TAX ATTORNEY JONATHAN CAVANAGH
PORTLAND, ORE., Aug. 24, 2012 – Garvey Schubert Barer added Jonathan Cavanagh as an associate in its Tax and Benefits Group.
“Jonathan is a great addition to our firm. His significant experience in public accounting and his deep understanding of the financial and tax implications of business decisions will be a tremendous asset to our clients,” said Anne Preston, chair of Garvey Schubert Barer.
Most recently with Thornton Byron LLP, Cavanagh represents clients in tax controversy matters before the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities. During law school, he served as a law clerk to governor’s counsel for the Governor for the State of Oregon. He practiced as a Certified Public Accountant for Moss Adams prior to law school.
In his practice, Cavanagh advises on business transactions for methods and strategies to increase tax efficiencies. In addition, he counsels on structure and formation of new business entities, as well as acquisitions divestitures. He also handles advanced estate and gift planning, including charitable and business succession planning.
Cavanagh earned his LL.M. in taxation law from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, his. J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law and his B.B.A. in accounting from the University of Portland.
Garvey Schubert Barer is a business law firm focused on clients in the United States and abroad, with strategic emphasis on the Pacific Northwest. From five business-critical locations: Beijing, China; Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; New York, New York; and Washington, D.C., the firm serves as outside counsel to established market leaders and newly launched enterprises. Since 1966, Garvey Schubert Barer has worked with clients in virtually all industry sectors, including healthcare, hospitality, technology, trade and transportation, maritime/admiralty, real estate, communications and media, entertainment, and manufacturing. The firm provides cost-effective, practical solutions to a broad range of businesses, including publicly and privately held companies, investment firms, financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. On the web at: http://www.gsblaw.com.