After many years of practice with large, mid-size and local law firms
in Beverly Hills, the South Bay of Los Angeles and the Pacific Northwest, Layton Pace opened his own law practice in
2006. He currently practices in the heart of downtown Hermosa Beach. Mr. Pace provides tax and tax-related legal advice to sophisticated business and real estate clients, fiduciaries,
and law and accounting firms of various sizes with complex transactions, structuring and tax controversy needs. Mr.
Pace's clients range throughout California, conduct a wide variety of business activities and include
non-residents of the U.S. and California.
In the planning arena, Mr. Pace's legal services include
the drafting, review and revision of purchase and sale and merger and reorganization documents, partnership and
limited liability company agreements, shareholder agreements and other similar documents. In the tax controversy arena,
Mr. Pace provides audit support and resolves matters in various stages with the Internal Revenue Service, California
Franchise Tax Board, California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, the California Office of Tax Appeals and other
governmental entities. Mr. Pace does not provide estate planning, retirement planning or tax return preparation services.
Mr. Pace works in conjunction with many other professionals in the South Bay of LA, Southern California and
elsewhere inside and outside the United States when providing his legal services. Those professionals include well-respected
corporate, real estate, employment, securities and litigation counsel, tax advisors and tax preparers at various law
and accounting firms.