Certified Specialist, Tax Law, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization
Bahar Schippel specializes in tax planning for mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and real estate transactions, drafting LLC and partnership agreements, tax planning in connection with fund formation and operations, structuring tax-efficient debt workouts, designing service provider equity compensation for LLCs and partnerships and representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service. She has served on the Council of the ABA Tax Section and is a Past Chair of the ABA Tax Section Partnership Committee. Bahar is currently a member of the ABA's National Conference of Lawyers and CPAs. She is also the Past Chair of the Tax Section of the State Bar of Arizona and is currently the Chair of the Arizona Tax Advisory Commission, which oversees the tax specialization program in Arizona. Bahar is also a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel, a member of the Bloomberg BNA Real Estate Advisory Board, and a member of the Wolters Kluwer Legal Tax Advisory Board, which includes the nation's leading authorities on tax law. She frequently speaks at national and regional tax conferences and contributes articles to top-tier tax publications. Prior to joining Snell & Wilmer, Bahar served as Attorney-Advisor for the United States Tax Court in Washington, DC, Teaching Assistant to the Honorable David Laro at Georgetown University Law Center, and Associate at Combs, Mack and Lind.