Daily Briefs (May 12)

Domenicucci discusses tax issues at affordable housing conference 
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP Tax Department Partner Alexander G. Domenicucci recently spoke at the 12th Annual Michigan Conference on Affordable Housing.  His presentation was entitled “Top Ten Tax Issues in Structuring Low-Income Housing Credit Transactions,” covering common tax issues confronted in structuring low-income housing tax credit transactions, including the application of the “anti-churning rules” and the effect of related-party debt on credit allocations. The conference is attended by service providers, nonprofit and for-profit developers and financiers.

Domenicucci counsels individuals and businesses on a wide range of matters involving federal, state and local taxation with particular emphasis on the taxation of pass-through entities such as partnerships, limited liability companies, S corporations and real estate investment trusts. 

He is the Chair of the State Bar of Michigan Taxation Section’s Business Entities Committee. He is also a member of the Partnerships and LLCs Committee and the Real Estate Committee of the Taxation Section of the American Bar Association, and a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts.

Domenicucci earned a J.D., cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School, was Editor-in-Chief of the Wayne Law Review from 1997 to 1998 and is a member of the Order of the Coif. He received a B.B.A. in accounting, with high distinction, from the University of Michigan.

SBM’s Young Lawyers Section hosts 3rd Annual Summit in June
On June 4-6, 2010, the State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section will host its Annual Summit at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa in Acme. Supreme Court Chief Justice Marilyn Kelly will deliver the keynote address. The day’s program will include educational sessions by presenters from the Michigan Court of Appeals, the 13th Circuit Court of the State of Michigan, Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office, State Bar of Michigan, Cooley Law School, Miller Canfield, and Miller Johnson. Judge Langford Morris of the Oakland County Circuit Court will present the Regeana Myrick Outstanding Young Lawyer Award during the Saturday dinner event. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa at a special rate. To register call (800) 968-7352. Mention code SBM0610 to obtain the Summit rate. Register online at www.grandtraverseresort.com/promocode/index.cfm?promoCode=sbm0610. Discounted rates and early bird registration end Friday, May 14, 2010. Visit www.michbar.org/younglawyers/news.cfm for more information and Summit registration forms.