Owen Evans is senior counsel with the regional tax law firm Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun, LLP. Owen obtained his Bachelor of Arts (AB) in Economics from Princeton University in 1991. He graduated magna cum laude from the University Of Georgia School Of Law in 1994, and went on to earn his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 1995. Afterwards, he was law clerk to the Honorable Arthur L. Nims, III at the US Tax Court. Owen is a member of the Florida Bar since 2002 and is also a member of the Georgia Bar since 1995.
As a student at Princeton University, Owen served as Chairperson of the Forbes Residential College Council. He was also an active member of the Tower Club, Crew Team and Princeton Student Agencies. As a law student at the University of Georgia, he earned the AmJur Award for secured transactions and was made a member of the Order of the Coif.
The focus of Owen’s practice is federal taxation of partnerships, s-corporations, and limited liability companies; entity selection and the design of business structures; income and estate tax planning and asset protection. He is a co-author of “The LLC Envelope” published by the Florida Bar Journal in December 2003, which was the first article published that discussed using limited liability companies taxed as S-corporations.
Owen is a lifelong supporter of the Boy Scouts of America.