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Gary L. Kaplan
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Los Angeles Attorney
Gary L. Kaplan

Phone: 310.553.3610


Languages: English

Gary Kaplan has practiced for more than 30 years in the area of tax and business planning for small and mid-sized businesses, focusing on partnerships, limited liability companies and S corporations.

He has advised clients on a wide variety of organizational, financing and “liquidity event” issues as well as international and state and local tax planning and compliance.

Professional Affiliations

  • Former Chairman, Real Estate Tax Committee of the Tax Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Faculty Member, USC Tax Institute, 1986, 1989 and 1993
  • Member, USC Tax Institute Planning Committee, 2012
  • Member, Occidental College Alumni Board of Governors, 2009-Present


  • Listed, Southern California Super Lawyers, 2011-2019
  • Rated, “AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5,” Martindale Hubbell

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • Harvard Law School  (J.D., 1976)
  • Harvard University  (M.A., 1976)
    • Regional Studies East Asia
  • Occidental College  (B.A., magna cum laude, 1971)
    • History
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Business and Tax Experience

  • Represented a major Hollywood producer in the organization and financing of a slate of action and horror feature films
  • Represented a top actor and producer in organizing and financing the new United Artists Entertainment Company
  • Assisted in drafting legislation in which California adopted the federal Subchapter S rules
  • Advised a national commercial nursery on recapitalization of its debt and reclassification of its equity
  • Provided tax planning for the sale of the largest undeveloped parcel of land in the San Gabriel Valley

Contact This Firm

Greenberg Glusker

2049 Century Park East
Suite 2600
Los Angeles, CA 90067
United States

Law Firm Contact: Brian L. Davidoff

Tel: 310.553.3610

Fax: 310.553.0687



Member Since: 2005

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