Laura L. Luko

Associate

Overview

Laura is a tax associate whose practice focuses on tax planning for real estate investments.  Her experience includes structuring, negotiating and drafting income tax provisions for joint venture agreements (including public pension funds), as well advising clients of the tax implications of real property transfers, including California real property tax and documentary transfer tax. 

Publications &
Speaking Engagements

Publications

Overview of Select ‘Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’ Provisions Relevant to the Real Estate Industry, CEB Real Property Law Reporter, Volume 41, Number 2, March 2018.

American Bar Association Section of Taxation Comments Regarding Capital Accounts and Basis with Respect to Proposed Regulations Implementing the Partnership Audit Procedures Enacted As Part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, ABA Section of Taxation, 10/20/2017.

Awards &
Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Tax Section

Bar and Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California

Education

  • LL.M., Loyola Law School, 2015, with high distinction
  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2011
  • B.A., Western Washington University, 2008