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Associate - Ryan  V. Leichsenring

Ryan V. Leichsenring


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Ryan Leichsenring’s tax practice includes all areas of international, federal, state, and local taxation, with a particular emphasis on exempt organizations and personal income tax matters. He is a frequent speaker on federal and state tax topics.


  • New Leader in the Law, Connecticut Law Tribune (2015)
  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star®: Tax; 2013-2015
  • O'Connell, Flaherty & Attmore, LLC Scholar
  • William F. Gorbach Scholar; 2004-2005
  • Alumni Affairs Editor, Connecticut Law Review
  • CALI Excellence Awards for Class Performance in Contracts, Criminal Procedure, Family Law, Federal Courts & Mental Health Law

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Statewide Legal Services of CT, Inc. Pro Bono Security Deposit Clinic; 2007-present

Common Stock Offering by Asset Management Company

Representation of a privately-held asset management company in connection with the offer and sale to a group of private investment fund investors of 1,500,004 shares of common stock. The transaction was structured to comply with the "change of control" rules under Section 382 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. Representation included preparation of transaction documents consisting of a securities purchase agreement and other ancillary documentation, including waivers of preemptive rights.


12/15/15, Updated 12/29/15  Connecticut Tax Developments 2015
12/15/15, Updated 12/29/15  Connecticut Deficit Mitigation Package Contains Limited Tax Relief
September 11, 2015  Connecticut Establishes Procedure for Administrative Relief for Underpayment of 2015 Estimated Corporation Business Tax Payments
August 25, 2014  Connecticut Delays Until 2015 the Acceleration of the Due Date for Sales and Use Tax Returns and Payments
June 18, 2014  Connecticut Tax Developments 2014
January 14, 2014  IRS Releases Further Guidance for Tax-Exempt Hospitals
December 19, 2013  2014 Connecticut Tax Forecast: DRS Legislative Proposals, Transparency and Regulations
October 31, 2013  Updated 2013 Connecticut Tax Developments
July 9, 2013  New York Court Upholds the MTA Payroll Tax
June 18, 2013  Connecticut Tax Developments 2013
June 2013  Connecticut Tax Developments
October 30, 2012  MTA Payroll Tax Protective Refund Claims Due: UPDATE
October 9, 2012  Business Tax Policy Change Is In The Air (Again)
October 1, 2012  Connecticut Tax Developments 2012
June 22, 2012  2012 Regular and June Legislative Sessions: No News is Good News?
March 28, 2012  Connecticut Supreme Court Nexus Decision Expands Definition of Retailers Required to Collect Sales and Use Tax
November 3, 2011  Connecticut General Assembly Enacts Economic Growth and Jobs Creation Act in October Special Session
September 28, 2011  New IRS Classification Settlement Program Provides Tax Relief for Independent Contractor Misclassification
September 8, 2011  Tropical Storm Irene Prompts Connecticut and Federal Tax Filing Extensions
July 15, 2011  Legislative Sessions End with More Taxes and More Questions
May 6, 2011  Connecticut General Assembly Approves Budget for the Biennium
February 23, 2011  Governor's Budget Provides for More Taxes for Everyone
September 24, 2010  Connecticut Publishes Guidance on Economic Nexus Legislation
August 19, 2010  Exempt Organizations Update
July 1, 2010  Connecticut General Assembly Enacts Tax Law Changes During June Special Session
June 22, 2010  IRS Issues Guidance on the Indoor Tanning Services Excise Tax
June 16, 2010, Updated December 2010  Connecticut Tax Developments 2010
May 28, 2010  IRS Announces One-Month Application Period for Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Tax Credit
May 3, 2010  Health Care Reform: Federal Tax Law Changes
October 23, 2009  Connecticut Tax Developments 2009
October 16, 2009  Special Connecticut Tax Settlement and Disclosure Programs
September 4, 2009  Connecticut Budget Impasse Resolved
May 11, 2009  Connecticut Tax Amnesty: An Opportunity for Everyone
April 1, 2009  Connecticut Tax Amnesty Program
December 31, 2008  Connecticut Tax Developments 2008
November 14, 2008  Connecticut Tax Developments

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  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2007, cum laude
  • University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, B.S., 2001, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
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