Sam Landis

Samuel Landis has been a practicing tax attorney for over 30 years. In addition to his law degree, Samuel possesses a Master’s Degree in Taxation (LL.M.) from Boston University. Since 1997, Samuel has been the founder and managing partner of the tax law firm Segal, Cohen & Landis, P.C. (SCL). Under Samuel’s leadership, SCL has distinguished itself as one of the preeminent specialty tax law firms in the United States having successfully represented over 15,000 clients. Samuel has personally handled thousands of tax cases himself, many of which have been the largest and most complex cases in their respective industries including sports, entertainment and gaming. Because of the high profile nature of many of Samuel’s cases, they have been frequently reported in various prestigious national publications and news outlets. Additionally, Samuel is recognized and has been called upon as an expert witness in various court cases involving tax issues.

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  • In addition to lifetime career as a practicing tax attorney, Samuel has also pursued an interest in Accademia. He has been an adjunct law school professor for over 15 years teaching Tax Practice & Procedure and Tax 1 to law students.

  • He has written various articles that have been published in national trade magazines and has been highly active with respect to California Residency Audits. Samuel has recently published a comprehensive academic article regarding such audits with publishing house Thompson Reuters. Other articles written by Samuel and the attorneys of (SCL) can be found in the firm’s website (click here to read additional published articles).

  • The founding principle and mission of Segal, Cohen, & Landis P.C. is to provide the highest quality legal services, achieve the best possible results, at a fair and ethical cost. This still holds true today.

See articles written by Sam Landis (Senior Partner)

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Tax Lien Featured Article

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Segal, Cohen & Landis will help you successfully resolve challenging federal and state tax problems including back taxes, audits, wage garnishments, and levies. We will negotiate your offer in compromise or installment agreement. Our IRS tax attorneys will take you through the resolution process to achieve your best possible outcome.