Robert Anderson

Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Robert Anderson has over three decades of experience advising private and public companies on federal income tax and merger and acquisition matters. He has extensive experience with both the tax and operational issues of limited liability companies.

Bob assists clients on matters related to tax and business law issues that arise during the formation and operational phases of a business. He represents companies in both roll-up transactions and in assessing outright sale versus IPO exits. Bob is well regarded for his knowledge and experience in structuring complex transactions to satisfy the needs of both buyers and sellers in a tax efficient manner. He also represents companies actively pursuing buy-side acquisitions and those sought by publicly traded companies and private equity funds.

His entrepreneurial experience includes organizing a bank with others, raising capital for the bank, serving as a board member of two banks and on the board of a publicly traded bank holding company.

Bob has co-authored numerous materials for CLE presentations on federal income tax law, drafting acquisition agreements, and advising companies on exit strategies.

Bob has served as an Adjunct Professor at the Boyd School of Law, where he taught Business Planning, and is a guest speaker at both the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and in the MBA program at the University of Nevada, Reno. He served as the chairperson of the Tax Section of the State Bar of Nevada (2010-2012) and the president of the Southern Nevada Chapter of the Nevada Society of CPAs (2010-2012). Bob currently serves as a board member of the Nevada State Board of Accountancy and the Nevada Capital Investment Company.

Bob is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Nevada.

Professional Memberships & Activities

• Clark County Bar Association, Member

• Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants

• American Bar Association
- Tax Section
- Business Law Section

Representative Presentations & Publications

LLC or Inc.? - Entity Selection for a Small to Medium Sized Business, Co-Speaker, National Business Institute, Las Vegas, NV (December 2011)

Tax and Business Implications of Healthcare Reform, Speaker, Holland & Hart Breakfast Briefing (December 2011)

The Anatomy of the LLC, Speaker, National Business Institute Seminar, Las Vegas (December 2011)

The Anatomy of the LLC, Speaker, National Business Institute Seminar, Reno (December 2011)

Selling a Manufacturing Company, and Mergers of Non-Profit Organizations, Co-Speaker, Alliance of Professional Associations, Chicago, IL (August 2011)

Commercial Real Estate Workouts: Navigating the Tax Obstacle Course, Speaker, NSCPA Southwest Tax Conference, Las Vegas, NV (December 2009)

Helping Your Client Select the Best Entity Option, Speaker, Las Vegas (December 2009)

Helping Your Client Select the Best Entity Option, Speaker, Reno (December 2009)

Professional Recognition & Awards

The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, Tax Law (1989-2014)
- Tax Lawyer of the Year for Southern Nevada (2011-2012)

• Best Corporate Lawyers in Nevada, Corporate Counsel Magazine, Profile (2006)

Community Involvement

• DRI Research Park, Board of Directors

• The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Board of Advisors

• Nevada Blind Children's Foundation, Board of Directors, Chair

• Sierra Angels and Vegas Valley Angels, Founding Member

• Southern Nevada Chapter of the Nevada CPA Society, President (2010-2012)

• Nevada CPA Society, Board Member (2010-2012)

• Southwest Tax Conference, Planning Committee (2010-present)

• Global Solar Summit for Henderson, Nevada, Planning Committee (November 2011)

• Nevada Corporate Investment Company, Board of Directors

• Nevada State Board of Accountancy, Board of Directors

• Henderson Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors

• Henderson Development Authority, Board of Directors

Other Professional Experience

• Holland & Hart, Partner (2008-2013)

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Areas of Law

  • Business and Finance
  • Emerging Business
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax Controversy and Litigation
  • Tax-General Federal
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity

 

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Experience & Credentials

Position

Partner

Admission Details

Admitted in 1976, Florida
1981, Nevada
United States District Court, District of Nevada
United States Tax Court

Law School Attended

University of Florida College of Law
Class of 1976
J.D.

McGeorge School of Law
Class of 1983
LL.M.
Taxation

University Attended

University of Florida
Class of 1973
B.S.
Business Administration

Birth Information

Born in 1950
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1950

Contact Information

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702.784.5386

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Robert Anderson
Partner
 3883 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 1000,
Las Vegas, NV 89169

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