Dentons Sirote PC
Bradley J. Sklar is a shareholder in Dentons Sirote’s Birmingham, Alabama office, where he serves as Co-Leader of the Dentons Tax National Practice Group. Brad focuses on complex tax, entity, and business planning transactions, including mergers and acquisitions; sales of businesses; sale and purchase structuring and funding of large real estate transactions; raising capital; and navigation of state and local tax incentives. He counsels clients in tax and business planning and entity structuring for development and business structuring. He also coordinates the planning of transactions to maximize tax benefits, reduce risk, and comply with tax law at local, state, and federal levels, including incentive and economic development opportunities.
Brad works with business-oriented clients to build, buy, sell, or create innovative and unique business projects and opportunities. Over the years, he has worked on many fascinating and interesting projects. To name a few, Brad helped sell the Orlando Magic NBA franchise right before Shaquille O’Neal joined; worked on the sale of the Birmingham Barons minor league baseball team right before Michael Jordan arrived; and worked on numerous office building, multi-family, and public and private partnership projects. He also worked on tax incentive projects that have allowed many new projects to be built in a number of communities around the city, state, and region, including the Regions Field project that brought the Birmingham Barons to the Parkside district. In addition, Brad was also responsible for bringing limited liability companies to Alabama in 1993 and was privileged to serve on the Alabama Law Institute's Drafting Committee for many years and serve as the principal draftsperson for Alabama’s first Limited Liability Company Act. Brad frequently speaks and writes on matters ranging from the tax and business provisions of the CARES Act to opportunity zones and the Alabama Limited Liability Act.