Haleh Naimi is the managing shareholder of the law firm of Advocate Solutions, Inc., which received the award Tax - Law Firm of the Year 2016 and 2017 by Lawyer Magazine. She specializes in tax and bankruptcy law representing individuals and businesses (ranging in size from small to middle-market) in complex tax, bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters throughout California and New York. She has lectured on tax controversy issues involving collection and bankruptcy taxation before thousands of attorneys, CPAs and enrolled agents throughout the nation. She is graduate of New York University’s masters of law in taxation; active member of the Bankruptcy Workouts Task Force of the American Bar Association; a former Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of the California State Bar Taxation Section; and has presented multiple tax policy proposals to decision makers at the Treasury Department, Office of Chief Counsel at the IRS, House Ways and Means Committee, Joint Committee on Taxation and Senate Finance Committee in Washington D.C. as well as decisions makers at the Franchise Tax Board in Sacramento.
Following the completion of her judicial clerkship with United States Bankruptcy Judge, Arthur M. Greenwald, Ms. Naimi entered private practice with the law firm of Kaye Scholer LLP in New York. After completing her LL.M. in Taxation, Ms. Naimi joined the law firm of Hecht Solberg LLP in San Diego, California and later served as in-house counsel for a private corporation. She has received many honors and distinctions in her career including being nominated by Los Angeles Business Journal for the award Leaders in Law 2016 and Women of Distinction “Honors Edition” Los Angeles CA Chapter 2016.