Glen Stankee litigates high-stakes tax cases in federal and state trial and appellate courts. He has litigated highly technical international and domestic income and estate tax issues in federal district courts from Florida to California, as well as in the United States Tax Court and the United States Court of Federal Claims. He has successfully challenged the constitutionality of various state tax schemes, as applied in the particular circumstances, in federal district and appellate courts. He is well known for enforcing the constitutional limitations on states’ rights to tax activities and transactions on Indian reservations.
In addition, Glen devotes a substantial part of his practice to domestic and international income and estate tax planning. He represents U.S. businesses doing business abroad, as well as foreign businesses doing business in the U.S. He represents foreign persons immigrating to the United States or investing in United States real property. He provides estate and business tax planning advice to high net worth individuals, as well as trustees and beneficiaries of foreign and domestic trusts, with business interests in multiple jurisdictions. He designs cross-border transactions and entity structures for the acquisition, operation, and sale of businesses in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, financial services, real estate development, technology and software development and licensing, gaming, insurance, shipping, yacht and aircraft chartering and brokerage, hospitality and entertainment. He is internationally known for providing tax consultation to vessel owners in connection with their international chartering operations.
Glen is a Florida Bar Board Certified Tax Lawyer (1986 - present) and a Florida Certified Public Accountant (inactive) (1984 - present).