Sanford I. Millar

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

MillarLaw, APC
1925 Century Park East, Suite 2000
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310-504-2536
Fax: 310-556-3094
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas: Tax: Consumer (50%), International (40%), Closely Held Business (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Sanford I. Millar is the founder and owner of Millar Law A Professional Corporation in Los Angeles, California. Nationally recognized as among the preeminent trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Millar has more than 45 years of total legal experience, and he provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Los Angeles metro who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • International and domestic federal and state tax controversies
  • High-risk audits and transactions
  • Gaming law

Board Certified as a Tax Specialist by California Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Millar has achieved remarkable success advocating on behalf of the rights and interests of a diverse range of clients, including high net worth individuals and nonfilers, businesses and corporations, and others, in complex tax controversy litigation. He has extensive experience with corporate structuring and restructuring involving partnerships, asset protection plans and other matters, as well as foreign bank and financial account compliance problems.

A leader in tax law, Mr. Millar has served as adjunct professor of advanced corporate taxation and tax procedure at the University of Southern California's Graduate School of Business, Leventhal School of Accounting, and he has taught classes in partnership taxation at California State University Northridge's Masters in Science in Taxation Program. He has also served as instructor of partnership taxation, tax law and other related subjects at various institutions in his region.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Millar has earned an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with consistent designation as among the top 5% of lawyers in Southern California each year since 2006. He has also received many positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients. 

Mr. Millar graduated from the University of Southern California in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts in international relations, and he obtained his Juris Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law in 1974. He also received his master's degree in business taxation from the University of Southern California's Graduate School of Business in 1982. He is admitted to practice before all California state courts as well as the U.S. Tax Court.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Millar has served as chair of The State Bar of California's Tax Policy, Practice and Legislation Committee as well as commissioner of the organization's Taxation Law Advisory Commission. He has also served as chair of the Beverly Hills Bar Association's International Law Section.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Tax: Consumer
  • 40%International
  • 10%Closely Held Business
Focus Areas

Tax Law

Selections

17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

About Sanford I. Millar

Admitted: 1975

Professional Webpage: https://www.millarlawoffices.com/sanford-i-millar/

Honors/Awards

  • Southern California Super Lawyer every year since 2006 (Los Angeles Magazine/Law & Politics Magazine)
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 by Martindale-Hubbell

Educational Background

  • A.B degree in 1971 from the University of Southern California in International Relations, and Masters in Business Taxation from the University of Southern California, Graduate School of Business in 1982. Attended post-graduate classes at the RAND Graduate School.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • International Law Committee of the State Bar of California, Member
  • California, 1975
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1978
  • Past Commissioner, Taxation Law Advisory Commission of the State Bar of California. Past chair Tax Policy, Practice and Legislation Committee of the State Bar of California, Past Chair of the International Law Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Adjunct Professor: Advanced Corporate Taxation and Tax Procedure, University of Southern California, Graduate School of Business Leventhal School of Accounting
  • Instructor: Taxation Law and Closely Held Business Issues, Practising Law Institute and California Continuing Education of the Bar
  • Instructor: Partnership Taxation, UCLA Extension
  • Adjunct Professor: Partnership Taxation, California State University Northridge in the Masters in Science in Taxation Program

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Specialist Taxation Law, State Bar of California
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Office Location for Sanford I. Millar

1925 Century Park East
Suite 2000
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Phone: 310-504-2536

Fax: 310-556-3094

Last Updated: 6/25/2021

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