Erik C. Smith


As an attorney and certified public accountant, Erik focuses his practice on all areas of federal taxation, including tax planning and analysis, civil tax controversy, and tax compliance.  Prior to joining Gallagher & Kennedy, Erik was a Manager in the Washington National Tax Office of Deloitte Tax, LLP.  While at Deloitte, he specialized in real estate transactions, making him especially adept in understanding and providing tax guidance in matters involving leasing transactions, sale leasebacks of property, and involuntary conversions of property.  He is also well versed in providing tax planning and strategy for various types of domestic and multinational businesses across a wide range of industries, and high net worth individuals.

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  • University of Arizona
    J.D., cum laude, 2011
  • University of Arizona
    B.S., Accounting, summa cum laude, 2008