Russell P. Hintze, a board certified tax lawyer, focuses his practice in the areas of transactional tax and tax controversy. He is experienced in the area of general business tax planning, including corporate tax, limited liability companies, partnerships, tax planning for real estate and mergers and acquisitions.
Areas of Concentration
•Federal taxation, including income tax planning for individuals and closely held businesses
•Tax planning for the acquisition, ownership and disposition of real property, including tax-deferred exchanges under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended
•Choice of entity, including federal taxation of limited liability companies, general and limited partnerships and subchapter S corporation
•Corporate and partnership taxation, mergers and acquisitions
•Federal and state tax litigation and controversy, including employee/independent contractor classification and unreasonable compensation
Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2008-2015
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2010, 2012-2013 and 2015
•Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013
•Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011 and 2012
•Listed, Orlando magazine, The Best Lawyers in Orlando, 2010
•Member, Winning Team, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, National - Real Estate Law, 2006-2010
•Listed, Florida Trend magazine, Legal Elite, Real Estate Law, 2004
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
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Articles, Publications, & Lectures
Russell frequently lectures before CPA's and attorneys on various federal income tax issues, including tax-deferred exchanges, entity selection and legislature, regulatory and judicial developments.
Associated News & Events
06.19.15 Eight Greenberg Traurig Orlando Attorneys Named 2015 Florida Super Lawyers
06.11.15 95 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2015 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
05.26.15 Greenberg Traurig Represents Orange Lake Holdings, LLP and Subsidiaries in Acquisition of Silverleaf Resorts, Inc.
08.20.14 17 Greenberg Traurig Orlando Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
08.19.14 128 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
01.03.13 Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice Selected as a Practice Group of the Year by Law360
05.30.12 82 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys to Be Listed in Florida Super Lawyers magazine 2012
09.21.11 102 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Florida Listed In Best Lawyers in America 2012
06.11.10 Greenberg Traurig Takes Top Honors in Real Estate from Prestigious Legal Ranking and Publication Chambers and Partners USA
09.01.09 Greenberg Traurig Takes Top Spot in Best Lawyers in America for 3rd Year
•Board Certified Tax Lawyer, The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education