Daniel P. Novakov - Frost Brown Todd LLC

Daniel P. Novakov

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 214-580-5840

Daniel P. Novakov's practice involves transactional tax planning for federal, state and international tax matters. He has a broad based practice in corporate tax matters (including stock and asset acquisitions, reorganizations, spin-offs, venture capital, incorporations, shareholder and inter-corporate redemptions, and liquidations); investments (including REMICs, asset backed securities, and off shore funds); securities offerings (public and private); U.S. activities of foreign taxpayers (including foreign investment in U.S. real property, withholding and treaties); foreign activities of U.S. taxpayers (joint ventures, licensing, controlled foreign corporations, foreign personal holding companies and passive foreign investment companies); executive compensation and employee equity arrangements (stock option plans and stock purchase plans); partnerships and S corporations, charitable organizations (including private foundations); and federal and state tax controversy work (administrative and judicial).

Dan also has experience in advising clients regarding wealth planning, including wills and trusts, charitable giving strategies, family limited partnerships, and other family entities, family foundations as well as  trust and estate matters.

University of Notre DameBA 1972University of Notre Dame Law SchoolJ.D. 1976Southern Methodist University Dedman School of LawLL.M 1984
Catholic FoundationSMU Athletic ForumBaylor Health Care System FoundationAT&T Cotton Bowl Athletic AssociationSalesmanship Club of DallasDallas Bar Association American Bar AssociationTexas Bar FoundationCommunities Foundation of Texas

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Tax Court

Areas of Concentration
  • Tax
  • Trust and estates
  • Wealth management
  • Global benefits and compensation
  • Structured finance and derivatives

Client Comments

"I have worked with Dan Novakov in the tax/estate group for several years. He is an excellent attorney and is prompt to respond. Dan is genuine and can be trusted as a person of character."

-Bruce Ruggles
Senior Vice President - Trust
U.S. Trust - Bank of America, N.A.

Office Location

100 Crescent Court, Suite 350
Dallas, TX 75201
United States

Practice Areas

Tax Law

Other Information

Race: Caucasian
Gender: Male