Casey S. August’s practice focuses on US federal tax planning and implementation matters. Representing clients across industries, he advises on structuring and documentation issues for mergers and acquisitions, energy project financings, joint venture collaborations, and intellectual property transfers. Casey also counsels clients on issues involving choice of entity and cross-border structuring and planning, as well as on IRS private letter ruling submissions and securities filings.
Previously, Casey worked in the IRS’s National Office of the Office of Chief Counsel in connection with the US Department of Justice on policy, administration, and litigation matters. Before joining the IRS, he was a tax associate for a national law firm, where he practiced federal income tax law. Casey clerked for the US Senate Committee on Finance’s chief tax counsel while he was in law school. Casey has an LL.M. in taxation.
Casey was appointed a member of the Editorial Board of the former national tax journal, Business Entities.
Ranked, Tax, Pennsylvania, Chambers USA (2022)
Up and Coming, Tax, Pennsylvania, Chambers USA (2021)
Recommended, Tax: US taxes: non-contentious, The Legal 500 US (2018)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Tax, Law360 (2017)
Member, Editorial Board of the national tax journal Business Entities
Member, Tax Council of the Philadelphia Bar Association