Thomas A. Duda


Phone: 314.854.0407

Fax: 314.726.6786



Kathy McKee


Thomas A. Duda is a member of the Firm’s Tax Credit Financing, Tax and Estate Planning, and Real Estate Practice Groups.  His practice includes representing developers, investors and lenders in tax credit financed real estate transactions.  He also has substantial experience representing not-for-profit organizations.  His tax and estate planning experience includes advising clients on tax-deferred like-kind exchanges, sophisticated estate planning techniques, and employee benefit issues.

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  • Representative Experience

    Tom has represented clients in the following types of transactions:

    • Represented several not-for-profit organizations with respect to their real estate and operational matters.
    • Represented developers in connection with the development of new and rehabilitated affordable housing in urban and rural settings.
    • Represented developers of commercial and residential in historically significant buildings qualifying for federal and state historic tax credits.
    • Advised business owners regarding estate planning and succession planning.
    • Advised businesses regarding retirement plan design and compliance matters.
    • Prepared individual and trust income tax returns and estate tax returns.
    • Represented taxpayers in connection with income tax audits, collection activity, offers in compromise and installment agreements, and in matters before the United States Tax Court.
  • Professional Affiliations & Memberships

    • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Publications, Presentations & Teaching

    • Adjunct Lecturer, Taxation of Partnerships, Partners and S Corporations, Fontbonne University, Master of Science in Taxation Program (1998 to 2014)
    • Adjunct Lecturer, Selected Topics in Real Estate Taxation, Washington University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation Program (2000 to 2014)
    • Adjunct Lecturer, Business Law, Fontbonne University, Master of Science in Accounting and Undergraduate Business Programs (2003 to 2006)
  • Community Involvement

    • Northside Community Housing, Inc., Director, 2003 to 2015
    • The Megan Meier Foundation, Director, 2009 to Present
    • Rockhurst University – St. Louis Planned Giving Committee and St. Louis Alumni Advisory Counsel, 1999 – 2012
  • Honors, Distinctions & Ratings

    • Certified Public Accountant, Certificate Issued 1986 (unlicensed)