Jan Gossing, J.D., LL.M.

AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Bankruptcy, Tax, Asset Protection and Estate Planning

ADMISSIONS & COURTS:
Washington State Bar Association
United States Tax Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:
Washington State Bar Association

BTA LAWGROUP PLLC, Federal Way, Washington, May 2005 - present
Partner
Manage law firm, advise and counsel clients on tax structuring, asset protection, business formation and planning, gift and estate planning, facilitate mergers and acquisitions, business sales. Assist in the development of real estate ventures, etc. Clients range from small businesses to several public companies with sales in excess of $1 billion.

DELOITTE & TOUCHE LLP, Seattle, Washington, January 2000 – September 2006
International Tax Senior Manager
Researched and drafted memoranda on international tax matters. Extensive client contact; i.e., Expedia.com, Microsoft, Boeing, Clearwire, Starbucks. Performed budgeting and billing responsibilities for group. Supervised staff development.

Member of German Tax Desk and German Business Services Group. Advised North American clients on German and U.S. tax issues. Marketed, sold and implemented German tax-efficient financing strategies and advised on German merger issues.

Admitted to practice in Washington

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF LAW, Seattle, Washington
LL.M. in Taxation, June 2000

SEATTLE UNIVERSITY OF SCHOOL OF LAW, Tacoma, Washington
J.D., December 1998

UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND, Tacoma, Washington
B.A. Political Science, May 1996

S.H.A.P.E. INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL – GERMAN SECTION, Mons, Belgium
German Abitur, May 1992

BACKGROUND

Fluent in German and conversational in French and Italian.