Leandro Favano is a Staff Accountant at our office. Mr. Favano assists our attorneys with client matters before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Franchise Tax Board (FTB), Employment Development Department (EDD), and California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA).
Prior to joining our firm, Mr. Favano was employed as a Paralegal at a local law firm in San Diego for more than two years. Mr. Favano is currently pursuing a paralegal certificate from San Diego Miramar College, approved by the American Bar Association.
Since 2004, Mr. Favano has been a licensed attorney in Brazil. He worked in Brazil for 10 years as a tax attorney advising companies on the resolution of a variety of tax issues including advisory, litigation, judicial, and administrative matters. While in Brazil he worked as a Senior Coordinator Tax Attorney in one of the top tax law firms.
Mr. Favano, completed his Master of Business Administration in Tax Management from the University of Sao Paulo / FIPECAFI in Brazil. Additionally, he received his specialization degree in tax law from Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo in Brazil. Mr. Favano has published multiple tax legal articles in journals and books of tax studies in Brazil. While in law school, Mr. Favano was engaged in internship programs in tax, corporate, and regulatory law fields.