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Firm expands business department with addition of new tax attorney

August 22, 2018

Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, has added furtherAlan Shamoun tax attorney Bloomfield Hills depth to its business law department with the recent addition of tax attorney Alan Shamoun.

A member of the firm's Bloomfield Hills office, Shamoun will serve as Plunkett Cooney’s Tax Law Practice Group Leader, working closely with attorneys in the business law and estate planning practice groups.

Shamoun focuses his tax practice primarily on tax planning, resolving tax controversies and assisting tax exempt organizations. His specific expertise includes white collar criminal defense, IRS audits and appeals, international tax issues, and tax matters related to estate, gift and trust planning. In addition, Shamoun works with clients on commercial real estate matters, corporate transactions and emerging areas such as crytocurrency.

Named a 2018 Top Lawyer in Tax by DBusiness magazine, Shamoun is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Michigan, as well as in the U.S. Tax Court. He is a member of the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce and the Real Property Law, Taxation and Young Lawyers sections of the State Bar of Michigan.

Shamoun received his law degree, cum laude, from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2012 and his undergraduate degree from Wayne State University in 2006.

The members of Plunkett Cooney’s Business Law Department provide legal services to clients in numerous industries, including automotive, banking, construction, foodservice and hospitality, healthcare, medical cannabis, nonprofit, real estate and many others.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is one of the nation’s oldest and largest law firms with approximately 300 employees, including 150 attorneys in eight Michigan cities, as well as in Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. The firm, which provides a range of transactional and litigation services, has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell. Fortune magazine has also named Plunkett Cooney among the top commercial law firms in the United States.

For more information about tax attorney Alan Shamoun joining Plunkett Cooney, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing & Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008; jcornwell@plunkettcooney.com.

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