Ralph A. Mariani: Lawyer with Duane Morris LLP

Ralph A. Mariani

Partner
Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone215 979 1967

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Practice Areas

  • State Income Tax
  • Local Taxation
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Corporate Law
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 215 979 1967
Fax: 215 689 3597
http://www.duanemorris.com/attorneys/ralphamariani.html
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1974
 
Admitted1974, Connecticut; 1977, Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Military Appeals; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; Supreme Court of Connecticut
 
Memberships American Bar Association (Member, Taxation Section); Pennsylvania Bar Association (Member, Tax Law Section); Philadelphia Bar Association (Past Chairman, State and Local Tax Committee, Tax Section).

 
BornNew London, Connecticut, February 1, 1948
 
Biography

Ralph A. Mariani practices in the areas of state, local and federal income taxation.

Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and Connecticut, he is a member of the Taxation Section of the American Bar Association, the Tax Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and is a past chair of the State and Local Tax Committee of the Tax Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association.

Mr. Mariani is a 1974 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, a 1974 graduate of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a Masters in Business Administration, a 1980 graduate of New York University School of Law (LL.M., Taxation) and a graduate of Harvard University.

Representative Matters

· Advising real estate clients on structuring strategies to minimize real estate transfer taxes.

· Formulated state tax minimization strategies that have resulted in a substantial reduction of state income and franchise taxes.

· Represented a major telecommunications corporation in a gross receipts tax litigation.

Experience

· Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 1985-present
- Associate, 1977-1985

· United States Navy
- Judge Advocate General Corps., 1974-1977

Professional Activities

· American Bar Association
- Taxation Section

· Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Tax Law Section

· Philadelphia Bar Association
- Tax Section
-- Past Chairman, State and Local Tax Committee

Honors and Awards

· AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Civic and Charitable Activities

· Appointed by Philadelphia Mayor Edward Rendell and City Council President John Street to a select committee to review all city and school district business taxes for the purpose of streamlining the tax structure in order to enhance the business environment in Philadelphia, 1992-1996

· Member, Mayor's Advisory Group for City Taxes, 1991-present

Speaking Engagements

Selected Speaking Engagements

· Lecturer, "Pennsylvania Sales and Use Tax," Lehigh University 40th Annual Tax Forum, October, 1999

· Lecturer, "Representing Nonprofit Organizations," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, July 1999

· Lecturer, "Provider Perspectives on the Philadelphia PILOTS/SILOTS Program," Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, December 1994

· Lecturer, "Organization and Operation of a Delaware Holding Company," Philadelphia Tax Conference, October 1992

· Program Chair, "The Nexus Question: Current Issues in State Taxation of Businesses," Philadelphia Bar Association, May 1992

· Lecturer, Pennsylvania Sales and Use Tax, National Business Institute, July 1991

· Lecturer, "State Income Taxation of S Corporations and Partnerships," Philadelphia Bar Association, February 1991

· Lecturer, "Philadelphia Local Taxes," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, May 1991

· Lecturer, "Income Taxation of Pennsylvania Corporations," National Business Institute, January 1990

· Lecturer, "Understanding Business Taxes," Mayor's Small Business Conference, October 1989 and 1990

· Lecturer, "Local Tax Reform," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, May 1989

· Lecturer, "Local Business Taxes and Related Activities," Pennsylvania Bar Institute and Philadelphia Bar Association, 1986

 
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Ralph A. Mariani

30 South 17th Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103-7396




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