Gary L. Kaplan

Fax 310-201-2316


Gary Kaplan has practiced for more than 30 years in the area of tax and business planning for small and mid-sized businesses, focusing on partnerships, limited liability companies and S corporations.

He has advised clients on a wide variety of organizational, financing and “liquidity event” issues as well as international and state and local tax planning and compliance.

Professional Affiliations

  • Former Chairman, Real Estate Tax Committee of the Tax Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Faculty Member, USC Tax Institute, 1986, 1989 and 1993
  • Member, USC Tax Institute Planning Committee, 2012 - Present
  • Member, Occidental College Board of Trustees, Audit and Executive Committees, 2017 - Present


  • Listed, Southern California Super Lawyers, 2011-2019
  • Rated, "AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5," Martindale Hubbell

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • Harvard Law School  (J.D., 1976)
  • Harvard University  (M.A., 1976)
    • Regional Studies East Asia
  • Occidental College  (B.A., magna cum laude, 1971)
    • History
    • Phi Beta Kappa