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Cody Attisha

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Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Cody Attisha's practice focuses on taxation law, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, finance, and estate and trust planning.

Biography

Cody’s experience includes assisting clients with 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.

Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Cody Attisha's practice focuses on taxation law, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, finance, and estate and trust planning.

Bar and Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Michigan

Education

  • 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

Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Cody Attisha's practice focuses on taxation law, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, finance, and estate and trust planning.

August 17, 2023

Kerr Russell Attorneys Recognized By Best Lawyers In America© 2024 And Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence and are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. More...

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January 4, 2023

Cody Attisha Named Member At Kerr Russell

Cody joined the firm in 2018. He focuses his practice on taxation law, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, finance, and estate and trust planning. Cody counsels clients through all...

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August 18, 2022

Kerr Russell Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America© 2023 and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

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April 11, 2022

Tax Tips to Help Minimize Your 2022 Tax Burden

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December 23, 2021

Michigan Enacts SALT Cap Workaround for Pass-Through Entities

For tax years beginning in 2021, Michigan pass-through entities can make an election to pay a 4.25% income tax, which can be taken as a tax credit on the...

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August 24, 2021

SBA Extends PPP Loan Repayment Period

Under the previous rule, borrowers were required to begin making payments as soon as the SBA notified the lender that forgiveness was not allowed or in the case of...

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April 8, 2021

State and Local Tax Considerations for Remote Employees – and their Employers

Among the many important issues for employers to consider will be whether they will now be subject to various business taxes in the state or local jurisdiction where the...

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