Allen Matkins, founded in 1977, is a California-based law firm with more than 200 attorneys in four major metropolitan areas of California: Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and San Francisco. The tax and joint ventures group at Allen Matkins enjoys a national reputation for its sophisticated and innovative approach to a wide variety of business and tax planning issues. Our tax practice covers the full spectrum of taxation with particular emphasis on designing business organizations including pass-through entities such as partnerships, joint ventures and limited liability companies. Our tax practice is unique in that our attorneys are involved not only in tax planning but also strategic business planning as well as the drafting and negotiation of transaction documents. As a result, our tax attorneys work with a wide variety of sophisticated clients in handling complex business transactions and are uniquely positioned to provide balanced, practical and expert advice.