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Brian D. Hans

Brian D. Hans


New York
T: +1 212 836 7189
F: +1 212 836 6782

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  • New York University School of Law
    LLM, 2009
  • Hofstra University School of Law
    JD, 2008
  • Hofstra University
    BBA, 2004

Bar Admission(s)

  • New York
  • United States Tax Court

Brian D. Hans is an associate in Kaye Scholer’s Tax & Private Clients Department. Brian counsels US and international clients regarding estate and succession planning with a particular focus on estate and gift tax minimization strategies. His experience includes counseling international clients regarding tax efficient strategies for US based investing in a variety of investments including US real estate, as well as designing structures through which US clients can minimize gift, estate and generation skipping tax exposure.

Brian also focuses on matters relating to IRS, state and local tax controversies and assists clients in the process of becoming compliant with tax laws and related reporting obligations. Prior to joining Kaye Scholer, Brian served as a trial attorney for the Office of Chief Counsel to the Internal Revenue Service where he litigated and advised the government regarding issues of estate and gift tax, estate planning and US taxpayers with undisclosed offshore bank accounts and other assets.