Sanford Millar
Law Offices of Sanford I. Millar

1900 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 650
Greater Los Angeles Area, California 90067, United States
Phone: 310-556-3007
Fax: 310-556-3094
Areas of Practice
  • Business Organizations
  • Taxation

Practice/Organization Description

Experience and Qualifications:

Over 30 years of experience in domestic and international tax planning and tax controversy matters.

Lead counsel in planning complex interactive game company structure.

Lead counsel in acquisition of internationally based wireless company.

Counsel to clients with both domestic and international income tax compliance issues, including asset protection problems; FBAR's; Voluntary Disclosures; bankruptcy tax planning;

Consultant for law firms and accounting firms on domestic and international income tax matters.

Expert Witness:

Testified as an expert before California State Senate Committee on Governmental Organizations on tax aspects of legalization of intrastate Internet gaming.

Expert witness in areas of closely held business formation, operation and reorganization and income tax compliance.

Representative Clients:

Domestic and international entrepreneurs with IRS or state tax compliance issues

Internet gaming companies

Non governmental organizations with international operations

Peer Review:

Mr. Millar is rated AV® PreeminentTM 5.0 out of 5 by Martindale-Hubbell, and named a Southern California Super Lawyer 2006–2014 (Los Angeles Magazine/Law & Politics Magazine).

Specialties:Certified Specialist, Taxation Law, State Bar of California Instructor, UCLA Extension; Previously Instructor USC Graduate School of Business; CSUN Graduate School of Business

Bar Admissions

Mr. Millar is a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law and is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California.


Mr. Millar obtained an A.B degree in 1971 from the University of Southern California in International Relations, a Juris Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law in 1974 and a Masters in Business Taxation from the University of Southern California, Graduate School of Business in 1982. He also attended post-graduate classes at the RAND Graduate School.

Professional Associations & Memberships

International Masters of Gaming Law

Society for Trusts & Estate Planners (STEP)

National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA)

Honors and Awards

Commissioner, Taxation Law Advisory Commission,Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California

Past Chair, Tax Policy, Practice and Legislation Committee, Tax Section, State Bar of California

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