Denny F. Wong
Member

Denny F. Wong

Denny has extensive experience advising clients on a wide range of legal issues faced by corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and nonprofit organizations, with a particular emphasis on tax planning. He regularly advises clients on choice of entity, employee stock options plans, executive and deferred compensation arrangements, qualified retirement plans, purchases and sales of businesses, and business restructurings and dissolutions.

He also represents real estate developers and foreign investors in U.S. real estate, and advises high-net worth individuals on business, estate and financial planning. In addition, he advises the firm’s pension fund clients on tax matters relating to real estate transactions and REITs, structuring and restructuring of entities and alternative investment transactions.

For the past fifteen years, a significant part of his practice has focused on structuring taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions of banks and other financial institutions.

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Activities

American Bar Association

  • Tax Section, Member
  • Business Section, Member
  • Property, Probate & Trust Section, Member

Washington State Bar Association, Member

King County Bar Association, Member

Asian American Arts Theater, Member

Publications

"Is Your Tax-Exempt Organization Subject to UBIT?" Author, Foster Pepper Newsletter, March 2015

Presentations

Key Changes in the New Tax Law - The details 

Speaker, 2018 Senior Lawyers Conference CLE, April 2018

Thriving Through Legal Resilience

Speaker, Washington State Nonprofit Conference, May 2015

Real Estate Taxation Issues

Speaker, Foster Pepper 2014 Land Use/Real Estate Briefing: New Regulatory Developments and their Impact on the Future of Land Use and Real Estate, November 2014

BusinessEmployee Benefits & Executive CompensationFinancial InstitutionsNonprofit & Tax-Exempt OrganizationsReal EstateTax (Chair)Yachts, Ships & Submersibles

Contact

Tel: 206.447.6263Fax: 206.749.2145

Education

LL.M., Taxation, New York University, 1987

J.D., Cornell University, 1982

M.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1978

B.A., University of Washington (cum laude), 1973

Bar Admissions

Washington, 1991

California, 1990

New York, 1983

Experience

Foster Pepper PLLC, Member, 2014-Present

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