Edwin P. Antolin

Edwin P. Antolin is a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. He received his B.A. degree in finance from the University of Washington in 1986, and his J.D. degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in 1994. While at Hastings, he was elected to the Thurston Honor Society. He served on the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly and, as a Note Editor, on the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review. From 1994 to 2003, Mr. Antolin practiced with Morrison & Foerster LLP’s state and local tax group.

Mr. Antolin’s practice focuses on the resolution of state and local tax controversies through negotiation and litigation. He also advises clients on the state and local tax ramifications of various business transactions. He has represented businesses and individuals in state and local tax cases before both administrative tribunals and trial and appellate courts, including the United States Supreme Court where Mr. Antolin assisted in representing the taxpayer in Hunt-Wesson, Inc. v. California Franchise Tax Board, 120 S. Ct. 1022 (2000). Mr. Antolin has extensive experience advising taxpayers in matters involving income and franchise taxes, sales and use taxes, gross receipts taxes, utility taxes, employment taxes, environmental taxes, real estate transfer taxes, and local taxes.

Mr. Antolin lectures and writes frequently on state and local tax issues. He co-authored a BNA portfolio entitled “State Environmental Taxes.” Mr. Antolin is a member of the Tax Sections of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of California, and the Bar Association of San Francisco. He has previously served as President and board member of the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California.

Mr. Antolin is a member of the bar of the State of California and the United States Supreme Court.