Roger A. Grad: Lawyer with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

Roger A. Grad

Costa Mesa,  CA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Asia Practice
  • Business and Finance
  • Canada
  • Private Client Services
  • Europe Practice
  • Latin America
  • International
  • Tax-General Federal
  • Tax-State and Local
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Trusts & Estates
University University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1980
Law SchoolUniversity of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1984 Moot Court Honors; University of San Diego School of Law, LL.M., 1985
Admitted1985, California; United States District Court, Central District of California; United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; United States Court of Claims; United States Tax Court
BornBrooklyn, New York, 1958

Roger Grad's practice is concentrated in complex tax and estate planning for high net-worth individuals and business clients. His practice also includes business and finance law, particularly in the formation of limited partnerships, limited liability companies, general partnerships, corporate mergers, corporate dissolutions, and public offerings. Roger counsels individuals and business clients in tax and estate planning issues involving complex claims in state, federal civil trial, and appellate courts, as well as tax, probate, and bankruptcy courts, and alternative dispute resolution forums. Additionally, he practices entertainment law representing clients in regard to entertainment-related agreements and transactions.

Professional Memberships & Activities

• State Bar of California

• American Bar Association

• Advocacy Arts Foundation, Founding Board Member

• Coastal Mountains Land Trust, Board Member

Representative Presentations & Publications

Good News About Tax Relief: TRA 2010 Simplified, Co-Author, Orange County Business Journal, Vol. 34, No. 8 (February 21, 2011)

Why Make Your Next Venture Capital Investment Through a Life Insurance Policy?, Co-Author, Orange County Business Journal, Vol. 33, No. 37 (September 15, 2008)

Professional Recognition & Awards

Southern California Super Lawyers®, Tax Law (2012)

The Best Lawyers in America®, Tax Law (2007-2011)

Community Involvement

• Veteran Tickets Foundation, Board of Directors

• Advocacy Arts Foundation, Founding Board Member

Other Professional Experience

• Jackson, DeMarco & Peckenpaugh, Contract Partner

• Meserve, Mumper & Hughes, Partner

• Best, Best & Krieger, Associate


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Office Information

Roger A. Grad

600 Anton Boulevard, Suite 1400
Costa MesaCA 92626


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