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Daniel W Layton

Daniel W Layton

Tax Lawyer
Tax Attorney OC - Daniel Layton
Newport Beach, CA
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Daniel W Layton

About Daniel W Layton

A tax attorney in Newport Beach, Daniel Layton uses his experience to level the playing field for his clients.

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Attorney Biography

Tax Attorney Daniel W. Layton has dedicated his career to providing the highest level of representation to his clients in tax audits, appeals, trials, and criminal tax investigations.  After graduating from the University of Chicago Law School, Mr. Layton earn an advanced degree in the laws of taxation from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. He earned a reputation for handling complex tax litigation from beginning of his career as an IRS trial attorney and, later, from his five years with the U.S. Department of Justice, handling civil and criminal tax cases as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in downtown Los Angeles. In addition to founding his own law firm, he has worked for a Vault 100 national law firm as counsel to the mergers & acquisitions group.

Mr. Layton is a native of Southern California, born in Long Beach.  He currently resides in Fullerton, California, where he and his wife raise two daughters. After leaving the public sector, he opened an Orange County tax law firm due to his desire to support local businesses and people after seeing a need for sophisticated, smart, ethical, and cost-efficient representation in the area.  More than just bringing his breadth of experience to the table, Mr. Layton's clients can expect to be kept informed in plain terms, direct and honest communication, regular updates and availability using modern technology, and attention to their personal needs.

When the chips are down, Mr. Layton's clients can also expect a confident, aggressive, and authoritative voice on their side.  Mr. Layton has substantial courtroom and trial experience in civil and criminal cases, ranging from more than a quarter of a billion dollars to innocent spouse cases.

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Tax Attorney Newport Beach - Daniel W. Layton, Esq.

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Bar Licenses

California State Bar
Member in Good Standing

Work Experience

Tax Attorney OC
Tax Attorney OC

United States Attorney's Office
Assistant U.S. Attorney

Internal Revenue Service

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University of Chicago Law School
University of Chicago Law School
Juris Doctor

Golden Gate University School of Law
Golden Gate University School of Law
Master of Laws (LL.M.)

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California Lawyers Association, Taxation Section
California Lawyers Association, Taxation Section

Tax Law Section

California Lawyers Association

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Awards & Honors

Top 100 Laywers
American Society of Legal Advocates

Orange County Bar Association Tax Law Section Chair Service Recognition
Orange County Bar Association

A Top Tax Attorney in Orange County
Coast Magazine

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Recognized for Professional Involvement
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Daniel W Layton
Tax Attorney OC - Daniel Layton
23 Corporate Plaza Drive Suite 100
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Newport Beach: 949-301-9829
Pasadena: 626-790-8602
Fullerton: 714-409-3522
Fax: 888-718-0621

Secondary Address:
17702 Irvine Blvd Suite 200
Tustin, CA 92780

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