Scott David Shimick

Scott David Shimick

Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna LLP
  • Tax Law, Business Law, White Collar Crime
  • New York
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As a tax attorney at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, my role is to advise clients on how to reduce tax liability and limit exposure to additional taxes and penalties. I advise our business clients in many complex transactions, such as triangular mergers, spin-offs, and stock-for-stock acquisitions. I also assist our business clients in complicated planning issues, such as analyzing new markets tax credits, drafting opinion letters, and selling businesses and assets. I help clients avoid exposure to civil and criminal tax penalties at all stages from audit to trial. I have represented clients at audit before both the IRS and the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance.

Practice Areas
  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • White Collar Crime
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Tax Court
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Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna LLP
- Current
Underberg & Kessler LLP
Senior Attorney Editor
Thomson West
University of Florida
LL.M. (2001) | Tax
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Loyola University New Orleans
J.D. (1999)
Honors: Loyola Law Review Loyola Moot Court
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University of Florida
B.A. (1991) | Classical Studies
Honors: Eta Sigma Phi Honorary Society
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AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 4002713
- Current
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American Bar Association
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Tax Controversies , Rochester Tax Institute , Rochester, New York
Monroe County Bar Association
Medicare Tax - The Net Investment Income Tax , Rochester Tax Institute , Rochester, New York
Monroe County Bar Association
Ten Tax Tips for Small Businesses , SBC Boot Camp , Rochester, New York
Websites & Blogs
Scott Shimick at
Contact & Map
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP
One Commerce Plaza
Albany, NY 12260
Telephone: (518) 487-7678
Fax: (518) 487-7777
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