Casey S. August

Associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Casey S. August

Casey S. August

Associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Biography

Casey S. August’s practice focuses on US federal tax planning and controversy matters. Representing clients across industries, he advises on structuring and documentation issues for mergers and acquisitions, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) transactions, fund formations, energy project financings, joint venture collaborations, and intellectual property transfers. Casey also counsels clients on issues involving choice of entity and cross-border structuring, as well as on IRS private letter ruling submissions and securities filings.
Previously, Casey worked in the IRS’s National Office of the Office of Chief Counsel in connection with the US Department of Justice on policy, administration, and litigation matters. Before joining the IRS, he was a tax associate for a national law firm, where he practiced federal income tax law. Casey clerked for the US Senate Committee on Finance’s chief tax counsel while he was in law school. Casey has an LL.M. in taxation.
Education

New York University School of Law, 2006, LL.M.
University of Florida, 2001, B.S.
University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2005, J.D., Magna Cum Laude


Awards and Affiliations

Member, Editorial Board of the national tax journal Business Entities

Member, Tax Council of the Philadelphia Bar Association

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Education
LL.M. in Taxation
Class of 2006

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

J.D., magna cum laude
Class of 2005

The mission of the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law is to achieve excellence in educating professionals, advancing legal scholarship, serving the public, and fostering justice. We aspire to prepare lawyers to serve their clients, the justice system, and the public with a high level of accomplishment and a commitment to the highest ideals of the legal profession. We strive to provide students with a well-rounded legal education. Our curriculum is designed to teach students about the law and to help them develop the skills necessary to use that knowledge in practice. Our goal is for our graduates to possess the core competencies essential to embark on the practice of law.

B.S. in Accounting
Class of 2001

The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university located on a 2,000-acre (8.1 km2) campus in Gainesville, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida and traces its historical origins to 1853, and has operated continuously on its present Gainesville campus since September 1906. The University of Florida is ranked 14th overall among all public national universities in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report rankings, and has ranked within the top 100 universities worldwide. The University of Florida was also described as a "Public Ivy" in the book The Public Ivies: America's Flagship Public Universities.

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Current

The Philadelphia Bar Association, founded in 1802, is the oldest association of lawyers in the United States. It is a keystone in the ongoing developments of the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania legal systems. Attorneys, judges, and politicians alike look to the Philadelphia Bar Association for guidance on controversial legal issues; and for an organized meeting ground for professional support and information sharing. Non-lawyers of the Philadelphia community count on, and look to, the Philadelphia Bar Association for general information on how to address their legal issues and where they can go to find additional information and help. With more than 200 years of dedicated service to stand on, the Philadelphia Bar Association is firmly rooted in the Philadelphia community as a steady and reliable bellwether.

Career History
Associate
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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP provides transactional, litigation, labor and employment, regulatory, and intellectual property legal services to various industries. Their industry-focused practices include: antitrust, energy, life sciences, and securities. The company was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Attorney, National Office of Chief Counsel
Prior

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government. The government agency is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, and is under the immediate direction of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue. The IRS is responsible for collecting taxes and the interpretation and enforcement of the Internal Revenue Code. The first income tax was assessed in 1862 to raise funds for the American Civil War, with a rate of 3%. Today the IRS collects over $2.4 trillion each tax year from around 234 million tax returns.

Clerk for Chief Tax Counsel
Prior

The Committee concerns itself with matters relating to: taxation and other revenue measures generally, and those relating to the insular possessions; bonded debt of the United States; customs, collection districts, and ports of entry and delivery; reciprocal trade agreements; tariff and import quotas, and related matters thereto; the transportation of dutiable goods; deposit of public moneys; general revenue sharing; health programs under the Social Security Act, including Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and other health and human services programs financed by a specific tax or trust fund; and national social security.

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Denny's Corp. issued USD Common Stock

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Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. purchases Fleet Logistics, Inc. /Digital Platform from Fleet Logistics, Inc.

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Franklin Templeton Investments, Fiduciary Trust Co. International purchase Pennsylvania Trust Co.

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