Robert F. Dwornick
For more than thirty years, Robert F. Dwornick has represented and counseled clients on a wide range of corporate, general business, tax and estate planning matters. Bob has substantial experience representing clients in the areas of business planning and formation, corporate governance, start-ups, mergers, and acquisitions, federal and state and local taxation, contract negotiations and drafting, probate, estate planning, and real estate transactions. Bob has successfully represented many clients in tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and various state and local taxing authorities, including cases argued before the United States Tax Court, the Missouri Supreme Court, Missouri State Tax Commission and Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission.
Since 2000, Bob has served as general counsel for a number of start-up technology companies, including several in the telecommunications industry. He has also served as a member of the Missouri Director of Revenue's Advisory Group. From 1990 through 1999, as an Adjunct Professor of Law, Bob taught a course in Advanced Taxation in the Graduate Tax Program at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1991, he authored the Sales and Use Tax Seminar for the American Management Association and has lectured extensively in the areas of Federal and State taxation, business start-ups, and estate planning.
Over the years, Bob has volunteered his time and legal skills by assisting in the formation and organization of a number of non-for-profit organizations established in the St. Louis area primarily for the purpose of helping young children with disabilities and health related issues.
Bob received his Bachelors of Business Administration degree in Accounting from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. in 1979. In 1982, he earned his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and is licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri. He is a Member of the Missouri Bar and admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.