Robert E. Tarcza

 

Mr. Tarcza’s areas of expertise include federal, state and local taxation with an emphasis on governmental pension tax issues and alternative investment counseling.  He has been certified as a specialist in the field of Tax Law by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization since 1987.
The tax matters that Mr. Tarcza has handled for public pension plans include qualification issues, ongoing tax opinion work, litigation on behalf of governmental plans, and interaction with the Internal Revenue Service.  Mr. Tarcza has also represented individual and corporate entities before the IRS. 

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Emma Short

 

Emma Short graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University, New Orleans School of Law, where she served as Articles Editor of the Loyola Law Review. Emma was a Dean’s Scholarship recipient and worked for multiple professors as a research assistant and as a teacher’s assistant in the writing lab. Prior to law school, Emma received her B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature from Tulane University.

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2017

Dean's Scholarship Recipient

Loyola Law Review, Articles Editor

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James E. Thompson III

(Of Counsel)

Mr. Thompson handles tax research and tax opinion issues for governmental pension plans.  He routinely provides tax advice to governmental pension plans and is experienced in the drafting of plan provisions and legislative amendments.  He is also experienced in the preparation of estate planning documents and in negotiating disputes with the Internal Revenue Service.

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Tina Walsh

(Of Counsel)

Tina M. Walsh was born in Wurtsboro, New York on March 5, 1969, and was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in 1998. She graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree (magna cum laude) and from Loyola University School of Law in 1998.

She was the recipient of the Henry L. Sarpy and David Herman Awards for excellence i n Louisiana Probate and Successions. During law school, Ms. Walsh clerked for the Bureau of Revenue of the City of New Orleans and with the Estate and Gift Tax Division of the Internal Revenue Service.

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