Toby Cozart Esq.

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Toby Cozart is a tax lawyer who specializes in domestic and cross-border project and lease financing, partnerships and limited liability companies and international joint ventures. In recent years, he has advised clients about tax-advantaged lease and partnership transactions for renewable energy financings.  He has broad experience representing individuals and corporations in a variety of other tax and related legal matters, including controversies with the Internal Revenue Service.  He practices law with a small firm, Piedmont Law Partners, with offices in the San Francisco Bay Area.  He has held positions as a director for a Big 4 accounting firm, tax counsel for a major U.S. leasing company, tax partner at a major west coast law firm, and staff counsel for a U.S. Congressional subcommittee.

Education:
LL.M. in Taxation, New York University School of Law (1981) 
M.S. in Philosophy, University of North Carolina (1979)
J.D., Duke University (1978)
B.A., University of North Carolina (1974)

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
544 T.M., Equipment Leasing:  Substance and Form (author)
545 T.M., Equipment Leasing:  Benefits and Burdens (author)

Toby Cozart is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management US Income Advisory Board.