Robert Morrow joins CMXLaw to Head the Tax  Practice Group (August 10, 2020)

10 Aug 2020 | News

Robert Morrow joins CMXLaw to Head the Tax  Practice Group (August 10, 2020)

Robert Morrow joins CMXLaw to Head the Tax  Practice Group (August 10, 2020)

10 Aug 2020 | News

Robert Morrow joins CMXLaw to Head the Tax  Practice Group (August 10, 2020)

August 10, 2020

To our Clients and Friends:

We are pleased to announce that Robert K. Morrow has been named a partner at Crath Miller & Xistris LLP, joining as the Firm's Department Head of our Tax practice group.  Rob will be located in our California office.

Rob’s career has spanned nearly 25 years in law, the private sector, and academia.  A member of the California bar with a Master of Laws in Taxation, Rob is also certified by the California Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization as a Taxation Law Specialist.

Rob has practiced throughout Southern California representing corporations, partnerships, LLCs, and individuals on federal and state tax matters, focusing on business formation and operation, transactional matters, mergers and acquisitions, and dissolution, reorganization, and insolvency tax related matters.  Rob also advises a wide range of clients from large multi-state and international corporations to individual taxpayers, small family businesses, and private wealth clients and represents taxpayers in disputes with taxing authorities in connection with examinations, audits, appeals, and litigation, in District Courts and U.S. Tax Courts.  He also serves as an expert witness in civil cases involving California limited liability companies.  Rob is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the U.S. Tax Court.

Rob has regularly taught taxation law at California law schools, including at the Fowler School of Law (Chapman University), Golden Gate University of Law, and Loyola Law School. Rob was a full-time visiting Professor of Law at Fowler School of Law (Chapman University) for two years and also served one year as an Associate Dean at GGU Law School and as Director of its LL.M. Taxation degree program.  Rob continues to lecture, including at American Bar Association conferences, on topics such as partnership law and the taxation of equity funds.

Rob began his career at Talley & Co., CPAs in Orange County, California.  Previously he was a partner, general counsel and chief financial officer for Castling Group, LLC, an internet consulting and venture capital firm with offices in Santa Monica, San Francisco and New York City, where he helped oversee their equity investments in the web-based subsidiaries of a number of national brick-and-mortar companies.

As head of CMX’s Tax practice group, Rob will serve as our in-house expert on our clients’ important tax matters. His unique background and experience will make him an invaluable contributor to helping our clients achieve their goals and continue their success.

Rob's email is and his phone number is +1 (310) 961-6641.

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