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Allen Matkins Welcomes Tax Partner Frank Dworak

IRVINE, Calif. – November 15, 2016 Allen Matkins, a California-based full service real estate and business law firm, announced today the hiring of tax partner Frank W. Dworak in its Orange County office. Frank joins Allen Matkins' Corporate and Finance Department and Tax Practice Group where he will advise clients on joint ventures and other tax oriented entity structures, corporate mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, domestic and international tax planning, and tax controversy matters. 

"Frank's broad range of experience on complex tax issues aligns nicely with our strategic focus on the intersection of corporate, tax and real estate matters.  Allen Matkins' service to clients for which real estate assets are an important aspect of their business and to the general real estate industry requires a deep and broad bench with tax expertise. We are thrilled to have Frank expand and strengthen this critical practice area," says David L. Osias, managing partner of Allen Matkins. "Allen Matkins represents a variety of clients within different industries, from emerging startups to Fortune 100 companies, that each have specific tax legal needs. Frank's proven capabilities support the firm's culture of devoted client service and high-level results." In addition to Frank, Allen Matkins has 30 other tax and corporate attorneys focused on investment fund, joint venture and similar capital market and tax focused matters.

Prior to joining Allen Matkins, Frank was a partner in the Orange County office of K&L Gates where he represented a broad range of clients, including family offices, entrepreneurs, hedge funds, private foundations, and both private and public corporations.  Frank has advised clients with respect to taxable and tax deferred mergers and acquisitions, partnership and LLC structuring and operating issues, like-kind exchanges, and international tax issues including withholding, transfer pricing, subpart F, treaty issues, and passive foreign investment companies. 

Frank also has served as Senior Attorney with the Large Business & International Division of the IRS Office of Chief Counsel.  He received a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University, his juris doctor, cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law, and his master of laws in taxation from New York University School of Law.      


Allen Matkins, founded in 1977, is a California-based law firm with approximately 200 attorneys in four major metropolitan areas of California:  Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and San Francisco.  The firm's areas of focus include real estate, construction, land use, environmental and natural resources; corporate and securities, real estate and commercial finance, bankruptcy, restructurings and creditors' rights, joint ventures and tax; labor, employment and OSHA; and trials, litigation, risk management and alternative dispute resolution in all of these areas. For more information about Allen Matkins please visit