Tamara B. PowAttorney
Tamara B. Pow JD MBA, is a founding partner of Structure Law Group, LLP. She advises business owners and real estate investors on all aspects of business transactions, including contract negotiation, liability protection, employment issues and tax planning. Ms. Pow has extensive experience with the formation and representation of corporations, LLCs, LLPs, general partnerships and limited partnerships. She also handles 1031 exchange tax planning and other real estate matters, including purchase and sale agreements, due diligence reviews and leases.
Prior to founding Structure Law Group, LLP, Ms. Pow was an attorney in a San Jose firm’s Corporate Advice & Transactions Department and the leader of the firm's Tax Practice Group. Prior to practicing law, Mrs. Pow was a tax consultant at San Jose-based Price Waterhouse LLP, where she dealt with tax controversies, IRS and FTB audits, business planning issues and corporate and individual tax returns.
Ms. Pow is a licensed California real estate broker (Broker's License #01860035), a member of the Mensa Society, the Santa Clara Bar Association, Solo and Small Firms, Taxation, Real Property and Business Law Sections, and she is the former chairperson of the Young Tax Lawyers Section. Ms. Pow previously served as a commissioner on the City of Cupertino Public Safety Commission.
Tamara Pow was voted one of Silicon Valley’s Top 40 Under 40 in the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Annual Top 40 Under 40 edition. She was featured in the May 16, 2008 edition of the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal as one of “40 rising stars in the valley...all of them younger than 40.”
Ms. Pow has given presentations on several topics including California LLCs, Tenants in Common and Other Methods of Holding Title in California, Understanding Business Entities, Understanding Stock Options, and 1031 Exchanges in California.
J.D., University of California at Davis School of Law
M.B.A., Davis Graduate School of Management
Bachelor's Degree, University of California Los Angeles
Graduated magna cum laude
Jurisdictions Admitted to PracticeCalifornia, 1996
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
Santa Clara County Bar Association, Solo and Small Firms, Taxation, Real Property and Business Law Sections
Former chairperson of the Young Tax Lawyers Section
City of Cupertino Public Safety Commission, 2008-2012
Former Member, Commissioner, 2 years as Vice-Chair, 2 years as Chair
California Real Estate Broker
License No. 01860035
Member Since: 1992
- Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated 5.0 out of 5.0
- AVVO Rating 10.0 out of 10.0
- Voted one of Silicon Valley's Top 40 Under 40 in the Silicon Valley Business Journal's Annual Top 40 Under 40 edition (2008)
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