Business and Corporate
Real Estate
Energy and Natural Resources

Paul Ruttum practices primarily in the area of Federal income taxation. His specialty is assistance in structuring transactions to achieve the optimal income tax consequences without adversely affecting the negotiated business terms. His clients are in the oil and gas, real estate, and general business areas. He also advises on the income tax consequences of employee compensation arrangements and performs gift and estate planning for clients of the firm.

Paul obtained a joint J.D./M.B.A. degree from the University of Chicago in 1972. He believes that this has given him a better base to understand the client’s business needs, which he can then integrate with effective income tax planning.

Paul has been named a Super Lawyer in Taxation in 2007, 2008 and 2009 and  The Best Lawyers in America® (Tax), 2019 – 2020.