Norman H. Lane

Norman H. Lane

Of Counsel

Norman H. Lane focuses his practice on advising business and individual taxpayers concerning federal and California tax laws and related administrative material, and represents them in disputes with the various tax agencies. He also has a substantial estate planning and trust administration practice.


  • Partnership taxation
  • Real Estate taxation
  • Non-qualified deferred compensation
  • Income taxation of trusts and estates
  • Corporate transactions
  • CA state and local taxation
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  • McDonnell Douglas Corp. v. FTB, 26 Cal. App. 4th 1789, 33 Cal. Rptr. 2d 129 (1994)
  • Huffy Corp. (St. Bd. of Equal (1999)), 99-SBE-005
  • Farmland Industries, Inc. v. C.I.R., TC Memo 1999-38

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southern California Super Lawyers, 2007-2014
  • Member, Century City Bar Association
  • Member, Taxation Section, State Bar of California
  • Chair 1981-82, Executive Committee 1980 - 1983, Taxation Section, State Bar of California
  • Member, Taxation and Real Property Probate and Trust Sections, American Bar Association
  • Member, Executive Committee, Taxation Section 1994 - 1995, Los Angeles Courts Bar Association
  • Vice President for Planned Giving, American Technion Society, Southern California Chapter, 2004-2005


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1963
  • A.B., summa cum laude, Columbia University, 1960
  • California
  • New York
  • French