Logan Evan Gans
Logan E. Gans is a private wealth services attorney in Holland & Knight's Miami office. Mr. Gans represents clients on U.S. federal tax, international tax, and state and local tax matters.
Mr. Gans advises U.S. clients on outbound corporate and tax planning, including Subpart F, global intangible low-taxed income (GILTI), passive foreign investment company (PFIC) and foreign-derived intangible income (FDII) matters. He also counsels foreign clients on their inbound investments in the United States, including U.S. real property, corporate restructurings, portfolio debt planning and cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
Mr. Gans advises clients, such as real estate developers, lenders and borrowers, on Florida state and local tax matters, including Florida sales tax, documentary stamp tax, non-recurring intangible tax and property tax issues. In addition, Mr. Gans advises clients on the use of Qualified Opportunity Funds for investments in Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Zone Businesses. He also counsels high-net-worth private clients on estate, trust and gift tax matters.
A Florida certified public accountant, Mr. Gans has a significant background in advising clients on partnership tax planning, pre-immigration tax planning, expatriation matters, 1031 exchanges, tax due diligence, transfer pricing and tax compliance. He also represents clients on tax controversy matters, including penalty appeals, the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), its streamlined filing compliance procedures and Delinquent FBAR Submission Procedures.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Gans was a tax attorney at a Florida-based Am Law 200 law firm in its Miami office. He previously served as an international tax senior consultant with a multinational accounting firm.
During law school, Mr. Gans was a judicial extern for the Honorable Frederick D. Smith of the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida. He also served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Technology Law and Policy and a member of the Florida Journal of International Law. In addition, he was a teaching assistant for Legal Research & Writing and Appellate Advocacy courses.
- University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., cum laude
- Boston College, Carroll School of Management, M.S., Accounting
- Emory University, B.A., Economics & History, highest honors
- U.S. Tax Court
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- Emory Miami Legal Network, General Board, 2021-2023
- The Florida Bar, Tax Section, C-Corporations Subcommittee, 2020-2022
- Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), International Taxation Committee, 2017-2023; State Tax Committee, 2019-2020
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- The International Tax Group
- University of Florida Levin College of Law, Law College Council, Executive Board Member, 2008-2009
- The Best Lawyers in America guide, Miami Tax Law Ones to Watch, 2021-2023
- Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2022, 2023
- Legal 500 USA, Latin America International Firms - City Focus: Miami, 2021-2023
- Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2021-2022
- 40 Under Forty, Emory Alumni Association, 2021
- Dean's Scholarship, Boston College, Carroll School of Management, 2010-2011
- Book Award, Taxation, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2009
- Frederick W. and Grace P. Brecht Scholarship, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2007-2010
- Phi Beta Kappa
- Sam Bredow Memorial Fund Award, Emory University, 2004