Russell P. Hintze - Greenberg Traurig LLP

Russell P. Hintze

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 407-317-8562

Russell P. Hintze, a board certified tax lawyer, focuses his practice in the areas of transactional tax and tax controversy. He is experienced in the area of general business tax planning, including corporate tax, limited liability companies, partnerships, tax planning for real estate and mergers and acquisitions.

University of FloridaBS 1984Stetson University College of LawJ.D. 1987University of Florida Levin College of LawLL.M 1988
Orange County Bar Association

Case History

Areas of Concentration
  • Federal taxation, including income tax planning for individuals and closely held businesses
  • Tax planning for the acquisition, ownership and disposition of real property, including tax-deferred exchanges under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended
  • Choice of entity, including federal taxation of limited liability companies, general and limited partnerships and subchapter S corporation
  • Corporate and partnership taxation, mergers and acquisitions
  • Federal and state tax litigation and controversy, including employee/independent contractor classification and unreasonable compensation

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Tax Court
Significant Representations
  • Acted as team lead representing Capital Partners in several real estate transactions totaling more than $600 million.
  • Represented various closely held businesses in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, including stock sale with combined consideration in excess of $100 million.
  • Represented industry segment in tax controversy involving employee/independent contractor determination, resulting in abatement of assessment in excess of $6 million.
  • Oversight and representation of national real estate holding corporation in connection with tax-deferred exchanges.
  • Represented real property investors and developers in negotiating joint venture relationships, limited liability companies and partnerships.

Office Location

450 South Orange Avenue, Suite 650
Orlando, FL 32801
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Mergers and Acquisitions Law of the Orlando Metro Area
Russell P. Hintze has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Tax Law