Thomas E. Dew (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Thomas E. Dew

Licensed for 42 years

Practice Area: Taxation Law, Estate Planning, Probate 2 more areas of practice + 2 more

Awards
AV Preeminent

Thomas E. Dew

Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Serving Ann Arbor, MI view address

Partner at firm DeLoof, Hopper, Dever, Wright & Milliman, PLLC

Serving Ann Arbor, MI view address

Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Awards AV Preeminent

About Thomas E. Dew

Thomas E. Dew has extensive experience in advising clients in all areas of federal tax law, including income tax, corporate tax, partnership tax, employee benefits, estate and gift taxation and the organization and operation of tax-exempt organizations (both private foundations and public charities). Mr. Dew has over 25 years' experience handling tax disputes, appeals and United States Tax Court litigation. Mr. Dew also has extensive experience in counseling "start-up" and emerging business entities; arranging business financing (including venture capital negotiations and equity private placements); mergers and acquisitions; business purchases and sales and business succession planning. He also serves as genera...

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Thomas E. Dew has extensive experience in advising clients in all areas of federal tax law, including income tax, corporate tax, partnership tax, employee benefits, estate and gift taxation and the organization and operation of tax-exempt organizations (both private foundations and public charities). Mr. Dew has over 25 years' experience handling tax disputes, appeals and United States Tax Court litigation. Mr. Dew also has extensive experience in counseling "start-up" and emerging business entities; arranging business financing (including venture capital negotiations and equity private placements); mergers and acquisitions; business purchases and sales and business succession planning. He also serves as general counsel to numerous small and mid-size corporations and limited liability companies. In addition to his business and tax practice, Mr. Dew has extensive experience in estate and trust administration; assists clients in asset protection planning; and designs and implements highly sophisticated estate planning of all kinds. Mr. Dew has over five years experience with the Internal Revenue Service; serving both as a Revenue Officer responsible for the collection of unpaid federal taxes and later as a Revenue Agent, specializing in the examination of federal estate tax and gift tax returns. He also has six years experience as a Vice-President at the Ann Arbor Trust Company (now KeyBank), handling estate planning, estate administration and trust tax matters. Mr. Dew is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Washtenaw County Bar Association (where he is a past Chairperson of the Tax Section), the Washtenaw Estate Planning Council (where he is a past President), and the New Enterprise Forum. He also has served as an investigator for the Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission and is the Chairman of the Washtenaw County discipline hearing panel of the Michigan Attorney Discipline Board. He is a Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation and his biography is listed in Who's Who in American Law and Who's Who in America. He also has served as the President of the Ann Arbor Public Housing Commission as is a former Trustee of the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation and has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor. Mr. Dew frequently lectures for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and other groups on various tax and estate planning subjects.

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Client Reviews

  • 4.0/5.0 3 reviews
  • 67% client recommended 2 recommendations
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    3.7/5.0
  • 4.8/5.0 by a Private Individual on 03/15/12

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    Whatever you ask of Tom gets done immediately.

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  • 4.5/5.0 by a Private Individual on 08/09/11

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  • 2.8/5.0 by a Private Individual on 04/06/11

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Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 1 review
  • AV Preeminent
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/19/14 in Business Law

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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Of Counsel
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1974, Michigan and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
      1980, U.S. Tax Court
      Credit Cards Accepted
      Additional Payment Information
      Fixed hourly rates
      Law School Attended
      Michigan State University College of Law
      Class of 1974
      J.D.
      University Attended
      University of Michigan
      Class of 1969
      B.A.
      Birth Information
      Born in 1947
      Detroit, Michigan, 1947
      Bar Fellowship
      of the Michigan State Bar Foundation and his biography is listed in Who's Who in American Law and Who's Who in America. He also has served as the President of the Ann Arbor Public Housing Commission as is a former Trustee of the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation and has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor. Mr. Dew frequently lectures for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and other groups on various tax and estate planning subjects. Member: Washtenaw County Bar Association; State Bar of Michigan; Washtenaw Estate Planning Council; Planned Giving Roundtable of Southeast Michigan (Professional Advisory Committee); Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation. Fellow: State Bar of Michigan Foundation.

      Areas of Law

      • Taxation Law
      • Estate Planning
      • Probate
      • Business Law
      • Business Succession Planning