Joshua Smeltzer and Cort Thomas Opine on Key Tax Issues for Receivers in National Publication, “The Receiver”

August 18, 2020 by

In its July 2020 issue of The Receiver, the National Association of Federal Equity Receivers published an article entitled “Tax Issues: A Checklist for Receivers”in which Brown Fox partners Joshua Smeltzer and Cort Thomas share seven key tax tips for receivers. Click here to read the full article.



Cort Thomas is a trial attorney and trained problem solver who draws on a broad base of experience to craft unique solutions for his clients. After earning a long list of honors during college and law school—all at the University of Texas—he gained invaluable experience and exposure as a law clerk to a federal judge in Dallas. Mr. Thomas then spent seven years honing his litigation skills at Vinson & Elkins, LLP, one of the largest international law firms in Texas. Through these experiences, Mr. Thomas has learned how to solve complicated problems in an efficient, client-centered manner. He relishes building rapport with his clients and helping them analyze legal strategy and risks. Mr. Thomas is always prepared to boldly pursue his clients’ cause all of the way through trial.

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