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David R. Cassidy
David R. Cassidy

David R. Cassidy

Partner - Baton Rouge

David Cassidy is a partner in the firm's Baton Rouge office. He is a Board Certified Specialist in Tax Law. His practice is primarily concentrated in the areas of state and local tax and unclaimed property matters in Louisiana. Mr. Cassidy has lectured and written on a variety of issues relative to Louisiana state and local taxation. He has lectured at programs presented by Tulane Tax Institute, Baton Rouge Chapter of CPAs, ABA/IPT Joint Tax Seminars, Associated Builders and Contractors and the ABA Section of Taxation. Mr. Cassidy currently serves on the Editorial Board of "The Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives" published by Warren, Gorham & Lamont, where he is also a regularly contributing author. He is the author of the Louisiana chapter in the ABA Sales & Use Tax Desk Book and the co-author of the Louisiana chapter in the ABA Property Tax Deskbook. He has written for The State and Local Tax Lawyer published by the ABA and Georgetown University. Mr. Cassidy is a member of the American Bar Association where he is a past chair of the ABA Committee on State and Local Taxation. Since 2007, Mr. Cassidy has been listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers in the area of Tax, Business/Corporate. He has been recognized in "Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in the area of Corporate/M&A: Tax since 2008. He has an AV® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell.

Education

Southern Methodist University, LL.M. in Taxation, 1978

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1975

Louisiana State University, B.S., 1972

Professional Associations

American Bar Association (Past Chair of the ABA Committee on State and Local Taxation)

Baton Rouge Bar Association

Louisiana State Bar Association

Louisiana Law Institute (Tax Committee)

Honors and Awards

Listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers in the area of Tax

Recognized in "Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business" in the area of Corporate/M&A: Tax since 2008.

AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated.

Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Publications

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Presentations

  • Baton Rouge Chapter of CPAs Annual Tax Day, December 2011 "State and Local Taxes"
  • Baton Rouge Chapter of CPAs Annual Tax Day on  December 3, 2009 "State and Local Taxes"
  • Tulane Tax Institute Oct 28, 2009 "Trends in State and Local Taxes"
  • ABA Section of Taxation Mid-year Meeting 2009: "Removal of State and Local Tax Disputes to Federal Court"
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Representative Clients

Shell, Shaw, Cajun Constructors, Flintco, Inc., Union Tank Car Company, General Electric, Global Industries, Maxim Crane, Sasol, Total Petrochemicals, Pioneer, Georgia Gulf, Georgia Pacific, T-Mobile, FMOL Health System, Inc., Levi Strauss, and Morgan Keegan