Evan H. Kaploe

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Troy, MI

Driggers Schultz & Herbst PC
 | 2600 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 550
Troy, MI 48084
Phone: 248-649-6000
Fax: 248-649-6442
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Tax: Business (70%),
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

A shareholder at the law firm of Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller P.C., Evan H. Kaploe provides dedicated legal services to clients throughout the state of Michigan. Focusing his practice on tax law, Mr. Kaploe has aided businesses and their owners with complex taxation-related matters ranging from planning and compliance to litigation.

In 2002, Mr. Kaploe earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan. He went on to attend the Michigan State University College of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctor in 2006. Mr. Kaploe also received a Master of Laws in taxation from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.

Mr. Kaploe began his career working as an attorney with the Internal Revenue Service. In that role, he gained valuable insight into the federal codes and regulations, as well as how the agency approaches certain types of disputes. Mr. Kaploe draws on his knowledge in his current role to help clients achieve favorable resolutions to their legal issues. His notable successes include negotiating foreign bank and financial accounts violation settlements under the offshore voluntary disclosure initiative and offshore voluntary disclosure program, defending an organization owner against accusations of neglecting to account for significant funds, and aiding in several large corporate mergers.

Staying active in the legal community, Mr. Kaploe is a member of and has served in varying capacities for several professional organizations. His memberships include The Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation and the Detroit Bar Association Inn of Court.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Tax (70%): Tax Law

Mergers & Acquisitions (10%)

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Trusts, Wills

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Business Organizations

Focus Areas

Tax Law, Trusts, Wills, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Business Organizations


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Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019

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  • - Experienced tax lawyer in metro-Detroit. Former IRS attorney. Handles all tax matters including audits, appeals and litigation, mergers and acquisitions, business tax, tax-exempt organizations, and international tax

  • About Evan Kaploe

    Admitted: 2012, Michigan

    Professional Webpage: https://www.driggersschultz.com/Attorneys/Evan-H-Kaploe.shtm...


    • LL.M. Taxation
    • DBusiness Magazine 2017 and 2018 Top Lawyer
    • Elected to the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Inn of Courts, 2012
    • Super Lawyers® Rising Star 2014-2017
    • Named a Super Lawyer Rising Star©, 2014
    • Bronze Star Award, Department of Treasury

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Chair, Practice and Procedure Committee, Tax Section, State Bar of Michigan, 2013
    • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • OCBA, Tax Section Chair 2015, Vice-Chair 2014, Judicial Committee 2015-16
    • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association 2007-2011
    • Illinois Bar Association
    • U.S. Tax Court
    • State Bar of Michigan, Tax Section Chair, Practice and Procedure Committee 2015
    • American Bar Association, Tax Section
    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Vice Chair, Tax Section, Oakland County Bar Association, 2013
    • United States Supreme Court
    • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Inns of Court
    • Missouri Bar Association 2007-2011

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Detroit Economic Club, Young Leaders

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • MICPA, IRS Hot Topics 2015
    • Varnum Annual Tax Institute 2013, Relief for Inadvertent Termination of Subchapter “S” Status


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    Educational Background:

    • Northwestern University Law School, Chicago, Illinois, LL.M. Taxation, 2006-2007
    • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Bachelor of Arts, 1998-2002
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    Office Location for Evan H. Kaploe

    2600 West Big Beaver Road
    Suite 550
    Troy, MI 48084

    Phone: 248-649-6000

    Fax: 248-649-6442

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