Samuel Landis, (Senior Partner)
Since obtaining his law degree, Samuel Landis has gone on to earn his masters’ degree (LL.M) in taxation law from Boston University. As a highly rated adjunct tax law professor for over 15 years, Samuel Landis has helped to teach aspiring attorneys the intricacies of the US Tax Code. He has also had the courage and tenacity to push through many advancements in IRS settlement techniques. He has been one of the pioneering and driving forces in IRS controversy resolution. He has developed numerous techniques to resolve IRS matters, which are effective and efficient for both client settlement and IRS processing, equally. As a result, he has gained a superlative reputation for his innovative solutions to resolving the most difficult tax problems.
Samuel Landis has represented some of the largest tax cases in both the entertainment and music industry due to his exceptional quality of work and his commitment to maintaining the utmost level of discretion and privacy for his clients.
Gregory Segal, (Senior Partner)
With a 15 year background in civil litigation, Gregory Segal has gained the reputation of not “giving in” or “settling” if he believes a better result is possible. Gregory Segal, along with his partner Samuel Landis, has been one of the pioneering and driving forces in IRS controversy resolution. Gregory Segal has handled a variety of complex, news grabbing cases featured in various legal and entertainment journals. In addition, he has served as a legal analyst for ABC talk radio on various legal issues as well as maintaining a reputation as a highly rated lecturer on tax resolution issues to CPAs and accountants.
Victoria Lee (Managing Attorney)
Victoria Lee’s practice involves multistate tax controversy matters for all tax types. She helps both individual and business clients navigate through Federal and SALT disputes involving audits, judicial/administrative hearings, and judicial/administrative appeals. Victoria has a passion for obtaining the best resolution for clients whether through negotiating with taxing entities or litigation.
After completing law school, Victoria Lee earned her Master’s of Law Degree (LL.M.) in Taxation from Loyola Law School Los Angeles. While obtaining her LL.M., Victoria externed with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel where she appeared in the United States Tax Court to litigate cases involving a variety of issues. Victoria also has a broad range of experience in Gift and Estate Taxation and Charitable and Nonprofit tax compliance.
Victoria Lee has been recognized for pro bono and legal honors for her involvement in the community and her knowledge of taxation.
Joseph Purcell possesses the unique expert skills required in the servicing of both our professional gambler and gaming clients. Mr. Purcell started his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in New York City where he handled numerous criminal proceedings. After leaving the District Attorney’s office, Mr. Purcell was named assistant general counsel to the National Football League’s World League of American Football. More recently, he has been the managing partner in a boutique law firm handling various aspects of the professional gambling industry and has been the principal member of Primetime Player Management LLC which provides sales services to the owner of intellectual property of various table games. Mr. Purcell is a principle member of the Poker Pro Tax Consulting Services LLC and is uniquely experienced to handle the myriad of issues inherent in both the legal and business aspects of professional gambling. Professional gamblers seeking the services of Segal, Cohen & Landis LLP should initially ask directly for Mr. Purcell at (702) 205-2468.