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Paul Smith is a partner in the firm's Boulder office. His practice emphasis is domestic and international taxation.

Mr. Smith focuses on federal income tax planning for asset acquisitions, equity and debt financings, and business formations and restructurings. Mr. Smith's experience includes tax issues relating to partnership and corporate transactions, the acquisition, development and financing of oil and gas interests, derivative and hedging transactions, assisting clients in technology development and commercialization matters, domestic and international joint ventures, and tax oriented investments.

In addition, he has represented developers and investors in connection with the financing of affordable housing projects using the federal low-income housing and historic rehabilitation tax credits.

Mr. Smith has been with the firm since 1980, except for a four-year period as General Counsel and Executive Vice President of netLibrary, Inc.

Practices

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Best Lawyers’ 2020 Boulder Tax Law, Lawyer of the Year
    • Chambers USA 2021, Colorado: Tax
    • Best Lawyers’ 2020 Boulder Tax Law, Lawyer of the Year
    • Chambers USA 2021, Colorado: Tax
    • Chambers USA 2021, Colorado: Tax
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Professional Affiliations

    • Boulder Bar Association
    • Colorado Bar Association
    • American Bar Association, Tax Section
    • Colorado Bar Association
    • American Bar Association, Tax Section
    • American Bar Association, Tax Section
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