Paul R. Schuh focuses his practice on private client matters for high net worth individuals and their families. This includes advising domestic and international clients on all aspects of estate and wealth transfer planning, and on a broad range of tax issues, including income, gift and estate tax planning for individuals and businesses. Mr. Schuh has broad experience working with founders, investors, and businesses with respect to their qualified small business stock (“QSBS”) issues, and structuring or restructuring multigenerational family offices in the wake of Lender Management, LLC v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2017-246 (Dec. 13, 2017) and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ("TCJA"). Mr. Schuh also assists with cross-border tax planning and controversy for private clients, privately held companies, and hedge funds and their principals, family offices, and trusts and estates with global connections.

Prior to joining Arnold & Porter, Mr. Schuh was a senior manager in the National Tax Department at Ernst & Young. At Ernst & Young, Mr. Schuh provided advisory and tax planning services to high net worth individuals and their families, including trusts, estates and closely held businesses, and served as a national resource for complex gift tax issues and matters relating to the preparation and filing of federal Form 709, United States Gift (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax Return. Mr. Schuh’s also assisted international individuals and families navigate the complexities related to cross-border transactions, specifically with regards to foreign companies and trusts, and international estate and gift tax planning.

Credentials

Education
  • LLM, Taxation; Certificate in Estate Planning, Georgetown University Law Center, 2022, Graduation with Distinction and Master of Laws in Taxation Dean’s List
  • JD, American University, Washington College of Law, 2012
  • BA, Criminal Justice, The George Washington University, 2007
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
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