Norman A. "Norm" Lofgren

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Senior Counsel
1601 Elm Street, Suite 4600
Dallas, TX 75201
T: 214.954.4135
F: 469.320.6861

Norm Lofgren focuses his practice on helping clients build and protect their businesses, minimize tax exposure and preserve wealth from generation to generation. Norm’s clients include domestic and international closely-held businesses, high-net-worth families, entrepreneurs and professionals, and they rely on him to advise on all types of business and wealth protection issues, ranging from complex estate, tax and business planning to structuring multi-million dollar transactions and resolving tax audits and controversies. A significant portion of Norm’s practice is devoted to helping businesses owners and families design comprehensive succession planning strategies to facilitate the seamless transition of ownership to family members or trusted employees.

Norm previously served as tax counsel for a major international energy company, where he gained a strong understanding of the unique challenges his clients face when expanding their operations abroad. He helps clients plan strategically on the front end for every possible issue that may arise, including a detailed analysis of the various legal, financial, political and safety risks involved with doing business in a particular country. As a former trial lawyer for the IRS, Norm also brings an insider’s perspective to helping clients resolve tax audits and other disputes initiated by government agencies, and he can assess the regulatory risks associated with each course of action his clients take. Moreover, Norm has senior level military experience as a Naval officer in Asia (non-lawyer capacity), including Korea, Japan and Thailand.

Education

  • LL.M., Taxation, Southern Methodist University (1981)
  • J.D., with distinction, Oklahoma City University, While attending law school, Norm served as the Case Comments Editor of the Oklahoma City University Law Review. (1977)
  • B.A., University of Missouri (1969)

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, Active
  • District of Columbia, Inactive

Court Admissions

  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Industry

Assistant

Betty Newman
D: 469.320.6085
bnewman@grayreed.com

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