Pat Hintz counsels public and private corporations, S corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, nonprofit organizations, and individuals on a wide variety of federal, state, and local tax matters. Her clients span numerous industries and tax jurisdictions. Ms. Hintz is also licensed as a certified public accountant in Wisconsin, and prior to attending law school, was employed for more than six years as a tax advisor with Deloitte & Touche LLP and PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP. Her recent experience includes
- Tax advice in connection with the formation, ownership, operation, sale, dissolution, and reorganization of C corporations, S corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies.
- Consultation on a variety of employment and income tax issues associated with employee compensation compliance and planning and taxation of employment settlement awards.
- State and local excise, franchise, income, and sales and use tax planning.
- Representation of investors in low-income housing tax credit projects.
- Tax compliance and analysis of tax accounting issues and strategies.
- Administrative and judicial dispute resolution in connection with contested matters before the Internal Revenue Service and state and local taxing authorities.
- Applications for private letter rulings at both the federal and state level on a wide range of topics.
- Preparation of property tax exemption applications.
Education and Honors
- University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 1994)
- Order of the Coif
- Wisconsin Law Review (Note and Comment Editor)
- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (M.S., 1991)
- Marquette University (B.S., magna cum laude, 1985)
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 1994
- U.S. Tax Court, 1994
Professional and Civic Activities
- American Bar Association (Member, Section on Taxation)
- State Bar of Wisconsin (Board of Directors of Tax Section, 1998–present; Treasurer, 2000–present)
- Milwaukee Bar Association (Secretary/Treasurer, 2001–present)
- Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Member, Board of Directors, 1998–present; Treasurer, 2000–present)
- Certified Public Accountant, Wisconsin, 1988
- Executive Women's Golf Association (Charter Member and Treasurer, Board of Directors, Milwaukee Chapter, 1999–2001)
- Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association (Treasurer, 1997–2000)
- Professional Staff, Deloite & Touche LLP (1986–1991)
- PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP (1985–1986)
- Selected as a “Woman in the Law” Honoree by the Wisconsin Law Journal (2014)
- Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2005–present: Tax Law)
- Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
- State Bar of Wisconsin – Pro Bono Honor Society (2015)