James C. Exnicios: Lawyer with Liskow & Lewis A Professional Law Corporation

James C. Exnicios

Phone(504) 556-4034

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Business Law
Contact InfoTelephone: (504) 556-4034
Fax: (504) 556-4108
University Louisiana State University, B.S., 1980
Law SchoolLoyola University, J.D., cum laude, 1987 Loyola Law Review, Member; New York University, LL.M., Taxation, 1988
Admitted1987, Louisiana
BornNew Orleans, Louisiana, 1958

Mr. Exnicios focuses on the federal, state and local tax challenges that confront a business and its owners, from the initial formation stage, throughout the operational life cycle, to disposition or dissolution.

A business lawyer who holds both a board certified tax specialization designation and a license to practice as a certified public accountant, he counsels clients in business and tax planning, administrative dispute resolution and litigation support at all three levels of government authority.

Mr. Exnicios has successfully represented businesses and estates before the Internal Revenue Service, the State of Louisiana Department of Revenue and numerous local taxing authorities in complex audits and litigation matters. He also advises and counsels numerous business entities during mergers and acquisitions.

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, Mr. Exnicios is a leader in many state and city tax law associations.

Mr. Exnicios is a frequent speaker on federal, state and local tax topics, including ethical issues confronting tax practitioners. He has appeared in programs at Tulane University, Loyola University, the Louisiana State and New Orleans State Bar Associations, the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants and numerous industry trade and commercial groups. Mr. Exnicios also often presents industry-specific, in-house tax programs to a wide range of businesses.

Before joining Liskow & Lewis, he worked as a certified public accountant for Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. and Hanlon & Morgan.

Honors & Affiliations

Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/M&A: Tax, 2008-2014

•Board Certified Tax Specialist

The Best Lawyers in America, 2005-2015

Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2007-2014

•Louisiana State Bar Association - Tax Section, Chairman, 2002 - 2003

•Louisiana State Bar - Tax Law Advisory Commission, First District Representative

•New Orleans Bar Association - Tax Committee, Chairman, 1995 - 2000

•Louisiana State Bar Association - Tax Law Specialization Examination Subcommittee, Chairman, 1999

•New Orleans, Louisiana State, and American Bar Associations - Member

•Louisiana Bar Foundation - Fellow

•Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants - Member

•American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Member

•Louisiana Association of Business and Industry - Member

•Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association - Member


•Louisiana Supreme Court Reaffirms the Traditional Three-Part Test for the Sales and Use Tax Raw Material Exclusion

•Louisiana Supreme Court Reaffirms the Traditional Three-Part Test for the Sales and Use Tax Raw Material Exclusion

•Louisiana Hydrocarbon Processing Tax, 61 La. L. Rev. 833 (2001)

•Louisiana State Law Institute Studies Louisiana Tax System, New Orleans Bar Association, Briefly Speaking (May 2000)

•Ethical Considerations on Estate Administration, Loyola Estate Planning Conference (1997)


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James C. Exnicios

701 Poydras Street, Suite 5000
New OrleansLA 70139


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