Louis B. Schatz

Louis B. Schatz

Shipman & Goodwin LLP
One Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103-1919

Direct Work Phone: 860.251.5838
FAX: 860.251.5314

Professional Experience:

Louis Schatz is the immediate past Chair of the Tax Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. He currently serves on the Shipman & Goodwin Management Committee and has, in the past, chaired the Firm's Tax Practice.

Practice Focus:

He practices in the areas of federal and State of Connecticut tax matters with attention to the representation of closely held businesses such as limited liability companies, partnerships and S corporations, and the representation of taxpayers involved in Connecticut tax controversies (at the audit, appellate and court levels).


Cornell Law School, J.D., 1979
New York University School of Law, LL.M. (in Taxation), 1980
Cornell University, B.A., 1976

New York


Louis is widely published, including his co-authorship of "Connecticut Limited Liability Act: Forms and Practice Manual," the leading treatise in Connecticut on limited liability companies.

Professional and Community Activities:

He is a frequent lecturer on federal and State of Connecticut tax, partnership and limited liability company issues. For many years he has been providing annual updates on Connecticut tax developments to out-of-state accountants. His recent lectures include presentations to the Connecticut Bar Association, the Connecticut Society of CPA's, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, the National Conference of CPA Practitioners, the Long Island Tax Practitioner Symposium, the National Business Institute, the University of Connecticut Income Tax School, and the Foundation for Accounting Education in New York City.

• American Bar Association: Taxation Section
• Connecticut Bar Association: Chair, Executive Committee, Tax Section; Limited Liability Company Sub-committee (former Chair); Property and Conveyance Tax Sub-Committee (former Chair)
• New York Bar Association

• Special Master, Connecticut Tax Court
• Member of Special Committee appointed by Connecticut Law Revision Commission to consider changes to the application of Connecticut's LLC law to professionals (2002)
• AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
• Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyerฎ: Tax; 2006-2010
• Connecticut Bar Foundation: James W. Cooper Fellow 2008

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