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Adam S. Fayne

Attorney at Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Chicago, Illinois
Adam S. Fayne is a partner of Arnstein & Lehr LLP. He his currently in the firmís tax, corporate, and white collar criminal practice groups in the Chicago office.

Mr. Fayneís tax practice focuses in the areas of tax controversy, tax planning, corporate advisory, and white collar criminal matters. As a tax attorney, he frequently represents businesses and individuals before the Internal Revenue Service, and he also advises individuals and businesses as to tax planning matters, both domestically and internationally. As part of his tax practice, he has also handled a variety of white collar criminal matters, both federal and state; including tax evasion, money laundering, offshore tax compliance, and all other areas of civil and criminal tax fraud. Mr. Fayne is a former Special Assistant United States Attorney with the Department of Treasury Internal Revenue Service, where he gained extensive knowledge in all areas of tax law.

About Me

What professional recognitions do you have?
Recognized as a 2016 Rising Star by Law360, one of five tax attorneys in the nation

Recognized as a 2015 Emerging Lawyer by the publication, Leading Lawyers. This distinction has been earned by fewer than 2% of all lawyers licensed to practice law in Illinois.

Recognized as a 2011 and 2012 Rising Star by the publication, Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers awards this distinction to the top 2.5% of lawyers under the age of 40.
What topics have you lectured or presented on?
Guiding Clients Through Legal Matters While They're Abroad, Options Available for Noncompliant Taxpayers - Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative and Its Available Devices, IRC Section 183 Hobby Loss Rules, Factors to Determine Activity for Profit or Hobby, No Profit Motive = Section 183 Limited Deductions and many others


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Association Position
Jewish Federations of North America National Young Leadership Cabinet Member
Chicago Bar Association Member
American Bar Association Member


School Degree Graduation Year
Chicago-Kent College of Law J.D. 2003
niversity of Arizona B.A. 1999

Contact Information

Arnstein & Lehr LLP

120 S Riverside Plz
Chicago, IL 60606