Glen A. Stankee

Firm: Akerman LLP
Location: Fort Lauderdale - FL

  • 350 East Las Olas Boulevard Suite 1600
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
    USA
  • Tel : 954 759 8972
  • Fax : 954 463 2224

Glen Stankee litigates highly technical international and domestic income and estate tax issues in federal district and appellate courts from Florida to California, as well as the United States Tax Court and the United States Court of Federal Claims. He has successfully challenged the constitutionality of various state tax schemes as applied in the particular circumstances. He is well known for enforcing the constitutional limitations on states’ rights to tax activities and transactions on Indian reservations.

In addition, Glen devotes a substantial part of his practice to domestic and international income and estate tax planning. He represents U.S. businesses doing business abroad and foreign businesses doing business in the U.S. He has designed cross-border transactions and entity structures for the acquisition, operation, and sale of businesses in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, banking, real estate development, technology development and licensing, vessel and aircraft chartering and brokerage, gaming, entertainment and hospitality.

Glen is a Florida Bar Board Certified Tax Lawyer (1986-present) and a Florida Certified Public Accountant (inactive) (1984-present). He is included in The Best Lawyers in America (2012-2019) (Tax law; Litigation & Controversy – Tax); Super Lawyers (2012-2018) (Tax: Business); and Florida Trend’s Legal Elite (2015-2017) (Tax law). Glen holds an LL.M. degree in Taxation (1983) and an M.B.A. (1977).


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