Bahar A. Schippel

Firm: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
Location: Phoenix - AZ

  • One Arizona Center 400 East Van Buren Street
    Suite 1900
    Phoenix, AZ 85004-2202
  • Tel : 602.382.6257
  • Fax : 602.382.6070

Bahar Schippel specializes in tax planning for mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and real estate transactions, drafting LLC and partnership agreements, tax planning in connection with fund formation and operations, structuring tax-efficient debt workouts, designing service provider equity compensation for LLCs and partnerships and representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service. She serves on the Council of the ABA Tax Section and is a Vice Chair (Pro Bono and Outreach) thereof. Bahar is a Past Chair of the ABA Tax Section Partnership Committee. She is currently a member of the ABA’s National Conference of Lawyers and CPAs. Bahar is also the Past Chair of the Tax Section of the State Bar of Arizona and is the Past Chair of the Arizona Tax Advisory Commission, which oversees the tax specialization program in Arizona. She is also a Regent of the American College of Tax Counsel, and a member of the Bloomberg BNA Real Estate Advisory Board and the Wolters Kluwer Legal Tax Advisory Board, which all include some of the nation’s leading authorities on tax law. Bahar frequently speaks at national and regional tax conferences and contributes articles to top-tier tax publications. Prior to joining Snell & Wilmer, Bahar served as Attorney-Advisor for the United States Tax Court in Washington, DC, and as Teaching Assistant to the Honorable David Laro at Georgetown University Law Center.


Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

At Snell & Wilmer, we recognize one straightforward fact – our clients care less about our internal workings and more about the degree to which we understand their business, their industry, and the trends and challenges that can affect their ability to minimize risk and maximize success. This strong external focus and the diverse experience of more than 400 attorneys enable us to help clients solve problems, achieve opportunities and deal efficiently and effectively with an ever-changing economic, business and legal landscape.

At Snell & Wilmer, we recognize one straightforward fact – our clients care less about our internal workings and more about the degree to which we understand their business, their industry, and the trends and challenges that can affect their ability to minimize risk and maximize success. This strong external focus and the diverse experience of more than 400 attorneys enable us to help clients solve problems, achieve opportunities and deal efficiently and effectively with an ever-changing economic, business and legal landscape.

Central to any business is the desire to decrease expense and drive revenue. When dealing with legal matters that involve proprietary business information, trust between the client and our firm is paramount. Snell & Wilmer provides creative yet practical client-specific solutions. Professional integrity and fast response to client needs guide our interactions. In short, we work with clients in ways that are both personal and professional – ways that engender mutual trust and pave the way for successful outcomes.