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
•Global benefits and compensation
•Structured finance and derivatives
Awards & Recognition
•Listed,TheBest Lawyers in America, Tax Law, 2009-2014
•Listed,Texas' Best Lawyers, 2009-2010
•Listed,Super Lawyersmagazine,Texas Super Lawyers, 2003-2005
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.
Associated News & Events
07.07.14 Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Daniel P. Novakov Named 38th Chairman of the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association
05.29.14 Greenberg Traurig's Daniel P Novakov Honored as 'Father of the Year'
08.19.13 25 Greenberg Traurig Texas Attorneys Named 2014 Best Lawyers in America
09.24.12 24 Greenberg Traurig Texas Attorneys Included in 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
09.07.10 Greenberg Traurig Texas Shareholders Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2011
11.13.03 Greenberg Traurig's Strategic Move Into Dallas Enhances Firm's National Presence
06.01.06 The New Texas Franchise Tax