Travis L.L. Blais

Lecturer

Managing Principal at Blais, Halpert, Lieberman & Greene LLC

B.S.F.S., Georgetown University
J.D., University of Virginia Law School

Areas of Interest
Tax Law
Biography

Mr. Blais is a business tax lawyer with more than a decade of experience in large, international law firms (Jones Day and Mintz Levin). He has served as lead tax counsel on transactions up to $500 million and materially contributed to deal teams conducting multi-billion dollar transactions. He advises, directly or with co-counsel, on high-value business transactions for corporations, pass-through entities, non-U.S. entities, and individual executives and entrepreneurs.  For nonprofit institutions, Mr. Blais has niche experience with tax-exempt organizations, particularly in the education, health care, philanthropy, political, and trade association areas. He advises their compliance and business functions on alternative investment activities, unrelated business income tax, joint ventures, reporting and disclosure issues, executive compensation, and general operations.  After growing up in New Hampshire and living in Washington, D.C., England, Saipan, Cape Cod, and Ohio, he has settled in Andover, Massachusetts with his wife, Sara, and their five children.

Courses

2 credits

Presents an overview of subchapter K and the federal income tax treatment of partnerships and other entities, such as limited liability companies;. Topics include tax classification of a partnership versus a corporation or trust; considerations in choice of entity;basic partnership accounting and capital accounts, partnership formation and acquisition of partnership interests for property or services; determination of basis;basic rules allocations of income and loss ; taxation of normal partnership operations; distributions of cash and property; transactions between partners and partnership, including sales of partnership interests. Prerequisite or corequisite: Federal Income Taxation I and II, Introduction to Corporate Tax

FALL 2016: LAW TX 930 A1 , Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2016
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Tue 4:20 pm 6:20 pm 2 David H. HalpertTravis L.L. Blais LAW 101
FALL 2016: LAW TX 930 OL , Sep 6th to Dec 12th 2016
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ARR TBD TBD 2 David H. HalpertTravis L.L. Blais
SPRG 2017: LAW TX 930 A1 , Jan 19th to Apr 20th 2017
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Thu 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 2 Robert M. Finkel LAW 212
SPRG 2017: LAW TX 930 OL , Jan 17th to Apr 26th 2017
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ARR TBD TBD 2 Robert M. Finkel ROOM
FALL 2017: LAW TX 930 A1 , Sep 5th to Dec 5th 2017
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Tue 4:20 pm 6:20 pm 2 David H. HalpertTravis L.L. Blais LAW 212
FALL 2017: LAW TX 930 OL , Sep 5th to Dec 11th 2017
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ARR TBD TBD 2 HalpertBlais
SPRG 2018: LAW TX 930 A1 , Jan 18th to Apr 19th 2018
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Thu 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 2 Robert M. Finkel
SPRG 2018: LAW TX 930 OL , Jan 16th to Apr 25th 2018
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ARR TBD TBD 2 Robert M. Finkel
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