Mr. Bowsher has experience with the various economic incentives, including tax credits, offered by the State of Louisiana and the United States to promote new and expanded business, with the negotiation of cooperative endeavor agreements with the Louisiana Department of Economic Development and between the Louisiana Community and Technical College Systems and various non -and for-profit parties. He has extensive experience in sales, acquisitions, mergers and reorganizations of businesses in the form of corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships, as well as, the structuring and implementation of venture capital transactions and joint ventures between various types of business entities. He is counsel to a number of local and regional businesses with regard to day-to-day business matters, such as reviewing, negotiating and drafting contracts and other business agreements, providing tax advice on structuring financial arrangements, qualification of tax-exempt organizations and various other business planning matters.
Attorney-Advisor (law clerk) to the Honorable William H. Quealy of the United States Tax Court (1976-1977).
Honors and Awards
Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated.
Listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions
•“BSW Tax Blog ” September 2013
•“IRS Requirements for A Community Health Needs Assessment for Tax Exempt Hospitals ” August 2011
•“Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization And Job Creation Act Of 2010 ” January 2011
•Presenter and author of many articles and seminar materials on various topics in the areas of limited liability companies, tax aspects of various types of business entities, and various estate tax issues of family entities.
(Louisiana State Bar Association Specialization Board, Board Certified Tax Specialist)
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