Mark Windfeld-Hansen

Mr. Windfeld–Hansen is a 1978 graduate of Amherst College (Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and a 1982 graduate of Yale Law School. He became an associate in the Tax Department of Morrisen & Foerster in 1984, a partner in 1990, and co–chairman of the Morrison & Foerster Tax Department in 1993. In 1994, he left Morrison & Foerster to become the tax partner for Venture Law Group, a firm specializing in providing transactional legal and tax services for emerging technology companies.

Mr. Windfeld–Hansen specializes in advising clients with respect to federal and state tax issues in structuring business transactions and tax aspects of executive compensation. He speaks regularly on partnership and state and local tax matters for continuing education programs sponsored by such organizations as the California Society of CPAs, the California State Bar Tax Section, and the Council on State Taxation. He teaches the California Society of CPAs' course on Taxation of Partnerships and authored the text for that course. In addition to his transactional tax work, Mr. Windfeld–Hansen also regularly represents clients in controversies and litigation involving state tax matters.