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Gina B. DeConcini

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Overview 

  • Tax partner with Oppenheimer since 2007, with 14 years of prior tax experience practicing in "big four" public accounting firm 
  • Specializes in multistate and international tax planning and controversy resolution, including expertise in sales, use, property and excise taxes; multistate and multinational income taxes; and international transaction tax planning 
  • Extensive experience working with nonprofit entities regarding tax exemption and related governance
  • Handles tax aspects of reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions for clients ranging from emerging businesses to multinational corporations 
  • Substantial state administrative and judicial tax controversy experience 
  • Frequent speaker on multistate and international tax topics and nonprofit planning matters for various professional organizations 

 

Representative Experience 

  • While at "big four" public accounting firm, served as senior manager specializing in international tax planning for three years followed by three years serving as leader of that firm’s Minneapolis transaction tax practice 
  • Served as partner in charge of tax practice for large local Minneapolis accounting firm, oversaw and advised on individual, pass-through and corporate tax matters for 25 person tax department 
  • Currently focuses on transactional tax matters involving mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, entity selection and related tax planning for both taxable and nonprofit entities 
Education

University of Minnesota Law School  »  J.D.  »  cum laude 

University of Wisconsin-Madison  »  B.A.  »  with honors 

Areas of Practice
Tax Planning & Advocacy Nonprofit & Tax ExemptMergers & Acquisitions 
General CorporateEmployee Benefits Multistate & International
Recognition

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 

Minnesota State Bar Association   »  Tax Section  »  Distinguished Service Award 

Minnesota State Bar Association  »  “North Star Lawyer”  »  Pro Bono Work  »  2012

2011 LegalCorps Volunteer of the Year Award

Associations & Pro Bono

LegalCorps » Strategic Planning Committee  »  Active pro bono attorney for multiple LegalCorps clients and clinics  

Minnesota State Bar Association  »  Tax Section  »  Past Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer and Secretary 

Minnesota State Bar Association  »  Legal Assistance to the Disadvantaged Committee  »  Law School Initiatives Subcommittee

Hennepin County Bar Association  »  Tax Section  »  Past Chair and Vice-Chair

Past member of MSBA Assembly and HCBA governing council 

Active pro bono counsel for Minnesota Council of Nonprofits 

Active volunteer attorney for the University of Minnesota Law School Kommerstad business clinic 

Founder of the MSBA tax section’s pro bono initiative to support pro se tax litigants 

Board member for Hearts and Hammers and active volunteer with Meals on Wheels and Exodus House 

Publications
"Income Tax Considerations", Minnesota Real Estate Purchase & Sale Deskbook, 2010.