Ronald D. Kerridge
Ronald D. Kerridge is a seasoned and practical federal income tax lawyer. Ron divides his time between transactional tax matters and tax controversies.
On the transactional side, Ron’s practice emphasizes tax structuring of acquisitions and strategic partnerships. He has advised both publicly traded and privately held clients on taxable and tax-free acquisitions. Ron also assists clients with issues involving S corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships. He has significant experience in real estate matters, including REITs and 1031 exchanges. Ron also advises concerning in-bound and out-bound international tax structuring, oil and gas tax issues, and the tax considerations present in settling commercial and employment litigation.
In his controversy practice, Ron represents clients before the IRS on a wide variety of federal income tax issues. These issues have included life insurance company reserves, abandonment losses, sales of transferable tax credits, reasonable compensation, “hobby” losses, passive activity losses, S corporation “built-in gains” tax, oil and gas carries, accumulated earnings tax, and imposition of tax penalties, including responsible-person and shelter-promoter penalties. He has also handled controversies involving “listed transactions,” including Notice 2001-16, intermediary transactions. Ron has acted as an arbitrator in a dispute between two publicly traded companies concerning a tax sharing agreement in connection with a spin-off.
Ron’s experience in handling tax controversies makes him a very practically-minded transactional tax lawyer.
A.B., summa cum laude, Princeton University
- Phi Beta Kappa
J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Federal Claims
United States Tax Court