Cody Attisha's practice focuses on taxation law, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, finance, and estate and trust planning.
Cody’s experience includes assisting clients will all aspects of buying and selling businesses, including tax planning and structuring. He also helps clients with entity formation, including evaluating, choosing, and implementing the right partnership, corporate, or non-profit structure depending on the client’s business and tax objectives. In addition, Cody assists clients in connection with different finance transactions such as conventional lending, bonds, and tax credit transactions, among others. He also helps clients with various aspects of tax planning, including counsel related to qualified opportunity zones and setting up qualified opportunity funds, and Income Tax Code Section 119A pass through deduction planning.
Prior to joining Kerr Russell, Cody served as a tax associate with an international “Big 4” accounting firm where he advised on various aspects of federal, state and local taxation. Cody assisted with tax advisory relating to corporate restructurings and mergers and acquisitions. He was also involved with credits and incentives such as working with local community development entities in applying for new market tax credit allocations. Cody also has significant tax controversy experience including petitioning the Michigan Tax Tribunal and assisting with defending clients before the IRS and State of Michigan. Previously, Cody worked as a tax associate for a boutique tax controversy law firm in Southfield, Michigan.
Cody graduated from Wayne State University Law School where he was a member of The Wayne Law Review, Transactional Law Competition and Environmental Law Clinic. He holds a bachelor of science in business administration with a major in accounting from Wayne State University (cum laude).
Bar and Court Admissions
- State Bar of Michigan
- Wayne State University Law School, J.D.
- cum laude
- The Wayne Law Review, Assistant Editor
- Transactional Law Competition
- Environmental Law Clinic
- Wayne State University, B.S. Accounting
- cum laude
Insights & News
September 25, 2018
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August 7, 2018
Cody Attisha contributes "Choice-of-Entity in a New Business Landscape" to Corp! Magazine's July/August 2018 issue
March 29, 2018
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December 18, 2017
Kerr Russell team makes holiday donations to Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Wigs 4 Kids, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor, and Children's Hospital of Michigan
December 12, 2017
December 5, 2017
December 1, 2017
Kerr Russell welcomes new associate Cody Attisha - taxation law, corporate law, and mergers and acquisitions
November 30, 2017
November 17, 2017
Detroit Legal News: Friday Feature: Law firm's space redesign invokes Detroit past, present, and future
November 16, 2017
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