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Ira Aghai


Ira Aghai is a Tax associate in the Washington, D.C. and Houston offices of the firm. Ira provides tax advice to clients in a variety of industries in connection with mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, financing transactions, joint ventures, and oil and gas transactions.

He has a special interest in partnership taxation and the BBA partnership audit rules. Prior to joining the firm, Ira was a member of Deloitte's Washington National Tax Passthroughs Group.

Ira currently serves as the CLE Chair of the ABA Tax Section's Partnerships & LLCs Committee and the Vice Chair of the D.C. Bar Partnerships and Real Estate Committee. He is also a Co-Chair of the firm's Americas Associates Committee.




Attorney-at-Law, District of Columbia

Attorney-at-Law, Texas


University of Houston Law Center LL.M.

South Texas College of Law J.D.

University of Houston-Downtown B.A.

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