Office: New York, New York
“Creative Solutions to complex tax problems.”
Thomas J. Riggs is a Tax Partner and Managing Director of the Firm’s Financial Services tax group. His client base is global in scope, and includes funds as well as PE and VC investment companies. He also supports the Firm’s Family Office and International tax practices. His 35 years of financial sector experience spans multiple disciplines including M&A and transactional advisory, inbound and outbound business architecture, structuring start-ups, deferred compensation and exit planning, and tax controversy/dispute resolution. He is also a recognized expert in the formation, operation and liquidation of partnerships and limited liability companies. Tom is a prolific speaker and writer, with his most recent efforts ranging from presenting at the annual New York State Bar Association Start Up Venture Institute, chairing the tax panel at the annual Private Equity U.S. Forum in New York City, and his recently published and widely read article “Navigating Pass-Through Tax Reform”.
In addition to his Law and CPA licenses, Tom has also held various SEC and FINRA designations over the years, including that of Series 3 Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA), Series 7 Securities Sales Representative and Series 65 Registered Investment Advisor (RIA).
Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement
- Illinois State Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISSCPA)
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Certified Public Accountant (Illinois)
- Illinois State Bar