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Jared C. Kassan

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Jared Kassan is an associate in the firm's Los Angeles office, practicing in the Tax group.

Jared advises clients on a broad range of federal, state, and local tax issues, including partnership taxation, 1031 exchanges, debt workouts, tenancies in common, California property tax, and California documentary transfer tax. He is often involved in transactions where tax planning and entity structuring are an important aspect of the deal. Jared has advised clients ranging from small developers to large multi-national corporations, crafting strategies and helping each meet their individualized business needs.

Prior to joining Allen Matkins, Jared served as a law clerk to the Honorable James S. Halpern of the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C. While in law school, he worked for the Office of Chief Counsel at the Internal Revenue Service, was a summer associate at an international law firm, and served as a judicial extern at the United States Bankruptcy Court. Before attending law school, Jared performed compliance risk analysis and research of nationally chartered banks at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.


Jared received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law in 2014 with a business law specialization and was elected to the Order of the Coif.  During law school, he served as a Managing Editor for the UCLA Entertainment Law Review and was a member of the Empirical Legal Scholars program. Jared received his B.A., cum laude, in economics, with a minor in mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania.


  • California


  • U.S. Tax Court