Ronald Blanc

Ronald L. Blanc

Retired Counsel

Ronald Blanc is a retired transactional tax lawyer. Mr. Blanc's practice focused on tax planning covering media and entertainment, intellectual property, technology, start-ups, business sales, and international transactions. His practice also included representing clients in tax controversies in federal and state courts, before the Internal Revenue Service for audits, appeals and private letter rulings, and before the California Franchise Tax Board and State Board of Equalization. Mr. Blanc has written and lectured extensively, including many appearances at the University of Southern California Tax Institute. He received his LLB (now JD) degree from New York University, where he served as an Editor of the Law Review. Mr. Blanc was a law clerk to Associate Justice Byron R. White of the United States Supreme Court (1962-63). Prior to joining our firm, Mr. Blanc was a founding partner of Blanc Williams Johnston & Kronstadt (1980-2000), and before that he was a partner at another Los Angeles law firm. He has served as an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School teaching the taxation of intellectual property in the LLM Program since 2002.


  • JD, New York University School of Law, 1962, Order of the Coif
  • BS, University of Colorado, 1959, with special honors
  • California

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