Mr. Bahs has more than 27 years of legal experience, more than 22 years of which involved working in the large law firm environment on complicated corporate transactions with extensive tax issues.

Mr. Bahs is an expert in corporate, partnership, LLC, and business tax matters. He has extensive experience handling mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, as well as tax planning, tax opinions, and Tax Court litigation. His business-related work includes forming and liquidating companies, resolving corporate and LLC governance issues, handling disputes between owners, protecting minority shareholders and LLC members, succession planning, representing investors, and general negotiation and drafting of business contracts.

He has written extensively and is a frequent speaker on tax and business planning issues, including Michigan Partnerships, LLCs and LLPs; Buying and Selling Businesses in Michigan; and Federal Tax Procedures and Practice in Michigan. He has been a speaker for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), which provides education seminars for attorneys, and for the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA), which provides educatio...

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Jess Bahs

Managing Partner, Corporate

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Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1992
LL.M. Taxation, Wayne State University Law School, 1998
Michigan State University, B.S. Social Science, 1989

Prior Law Firm Experience

Howard & Howard PLLC

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