Canup to chair Hirschler Fleischer’s tax practice group
James W.C. “Jamie” Canup has joined Richmond-based Hirschler Fleischer as a partner chairing the firm’s tax practice group.
Canup’s career has included service as in the chief counsel’s office of the Internal Revenue Service and positions at major law firms in New York, Washington, D.C., and Richmond.
His practice focuses on pass-through entities, such as LLCs and partnerships, real estate investment trust (REITs), corporate transactions and tax-exempt organizations. He also advises issuers and investment managers on qualified tuition programs (529 Plans) and municipal fund securities.
Canup earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia, his law degree from Washington & Lee University, and his LL.M. in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.