Daniel P. Novakov: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Daniel P. Novakov

Dallas,  TX  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Tax & Business Group
  • Global Benefits & Compensation
  • Structured Finance & Derivatives
  • Global Energy & Infrastructure
Contact InfoTelephone: 214.665.3617
Fax: 214.665.5917
University University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1972
Law SchoolUniversity of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1976; Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1984
Admitted1976, Texas; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas; U.S. Tax Court

Professional & Community Involvement
•Council Member, Communities Foundation of Texas
•fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
•Member, American Bar Association - Tax and Real Property, Probate and Trust Sections
•Member, State Bar of Texas - Tax and Real Property, Probate and Trust Sections
•Member, Dallas Bar Association - Tax, Probate and Trust Sections
•Member, Salesmanship Club of Dallas
•Vice-Chairman, AT&T Cotton Bowl Athletic Association
•Board of Directors, Baylor Health Care System Foundation
•Chairman, SMU Athletic Forum
•Diocese of Dallas Strategic Planning Committee A Mission for Excellence in Catholic Schools
•Advisory Council, Catholic Foundation

BornCincinnati, Ohio, May 18, 1950

Daniel P. Novakov's practice involves transactional tax planning for federal, state and international tax matters. He has a broad based practice in corporate tax matters (including stock and asset acquisitions, reorganizations, spin-offs, venture capital, incorporations, shareholder and inter-corporate redemptions, and liquidations); investments (including REMICs, asset backed securities, and off shore funds); securities offerings (public and private); U.S. activities of foreign taxpayers (including foreign investment in U.S. real property, withholding and treaties); foreign activities of U.S. taxpayers (joint ventures, licensing, controlled foreign corporations, foreign personal holding companies and passive foreign investment companies); executive compensation and employee equity arrangements (stock option plans and stock purchase plans); partnerships and S corporations, charitable organizations (including private foundations); and federal and state tax controversy work (administrative and judicial).

Dan also has experience in advising clients regarding wealth planning, including wills and trusts, charitable giving strategies, family limited partnerships, and other family entities, family foundations as well as trust and estate matters.

Areas of Concentration
•Trust and estates
•Wealth management
•Global benefits and compensation
•Structured finance and derivatives

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law, 2009-2015
•Listed, Texas' Best Lawyers, 2009-2010
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, 2003-2005
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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Associated News & Events
Press Releases
Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Daniel P. Novakov Elected to Salesmanship Club of Dallas Board of Directors
28 Greenberg Traurig Texas Attorneys Named 2015 Best Lawyers in America
Greenberg Traurig Represents Timeshare Operator Orange Lake Country Club in $148.76 Million Timeshare Loan Securitization
Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Daniel P. Novakov Named 38th Chairman of the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association
Greenberg Traurig's Daniel P Novakov Honored as 'Father of the Year'
25 Greenberg Traurig Texas Attorneys Named 2014 Best Lawyers in America
24 Greenberg Traurig Texas Attorneys Included in 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
Greenberg Traurig Texas Shareholders Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2011
Greenberg Traurig's Strategic Move Into Dallas Enhances Firm's National Presence

The New Texas Franchise Tax


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Daniel P. Novakov

2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 5200
DallasTX 75201


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