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Atty. Daniel W. Layton, Newport Beach, Orange County, California, USA


Daniel W. Layton is a former Federal tax prosecutor and trial attorney for the IRS. His practice as a tax attorney is dedicated to handling all aspects of tax controversy, including audits, collection, international tax, and criminal tax defense. Mr. Layton has extensive experience and insight from his time in the government sector, which greatly benefits his clients. As a former Federal tax prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice, in the Tax Division of the U.S. Attorney?s Office in Los Angeles, and a former IRS trial attorney in San Jose, he has litigated a wide variety of civil and criminal tax cases in Federal district court and in U.S. Tax Court arising from notices of deficiency, collections determinations, and innocent spouse determinations. Mr. Layton?s tax litigation and trial experience in Tax Court, U.S. District Court, and the Ninth Circuit has resulted in at least 30 reported decisions.

Practice Areas

International Law

Human Rights, Imports & Exports


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  • Education

    Golden Gate University School of Law
    LL.M. (2006) | Taxation
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    The University of Chicago Law School
    J.D. (2004) | Law
    Honors: Victor McQuistion Scholar
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    California State University - San Diego State University
    B.A. (2000)
    Honors: Cum Laude; With Distinction
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    15 years of experience


    Tax Law Office of Daniel W. Layton, Esq.
    23 Corporate Plaza Dr.
    Suite 100
    Newport Beach, CA 92660
    Telephone: (949) 301-9829
    Fax: (888) 718-0621
    Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
    Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
    Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
    Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
    Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed (Today)