Jackson Walker partners Steve Moore and Ashley Scheer spoke at the Dallas CPA Society’s Convergence 2013: Bringing Together National Experts and Texas Know How conference on May 8, 2013, in Dallas, Texas.
Mr. Moore served as moderator for a panel discussion titled “State Tax Legislative Update.” Topics covered included the current state of tax legislation, as well as information regarding the state’s budget and economic outlook.
Ms. Scheer participated in a panel discussion titled “Top Ten Mistakes Employers Make and How to Keep From Making Them.” The discussion focused on ways that employers can avoid costly errors and reduce their company’s risk of being sued.
Jackson Walker partner William Hornberger served on the Planning Committee, and senior counsel Jeffrey S. Hamilton served on the Dallas Estate Planning Council’s Board of Governors.
Mr. Moore is a tax lawyer whose practice includes compliance; planning and controversy work, with an emphasis on sales tax; insurance premium tax; and local property tax. He also has substantial experience in state tax planning for multi-state business models and regularly provides tax strategy advice relating to mergers and acquisitions. Recognized for his depth of expertise in state tax matters, Mr. Moore is one of the state’s leading attorneys for guidance on the new Texas margin tax, and he frequently speaks on this topic, having made numerous presentations to Texas State Bar and University of Texas CLE programs. Mr. Moore received his B.B.A. degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law.
Ms. Scheer’s practice focuses on the representation of management in a broad range of employment litigation in federal and state courts and related proceedings. Additionally, she represents employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor, and state agencies in claims of discrimination and wage and hour administrative investigations. Ms. Scheer has experience in matters involving all forms of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour issues, and noncompetition matters. Ms. Scheer received her B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and her J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.