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Christopher L. Doyle

Partner, State & Local Tax Practice Leader
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  • New York

B.A., Bowdoin College

J.D., cum laude, SUNY Buffalo Law School

Chris leads the firm's State & Local Tax (SALT) Practice. His practice spans most tax matters, but focuses primarily on New York State and New York City business taxes, including corporate income tax, unincorporated business tax, flow-through entity income taxation, and sales and use taxes. Chris provides counsel for tax-wise transaction structuring as well as tax controversy representation at every level, from audit representation to representation before New York's Court of Appeals.

Chris is a former instructor of tax practice and procedure at the University of Buffalo School of Management.


  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers, 2012, 2015 - 2016



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Chris contributes to Hodgson Russ’s Canada/U.S. cross-border blog, Smarter Way to Cross. His blog entries include:

Professional Associations

  • Independent SALT Alliance board of directors
  • Buffalo Institute on Taxation (past co-chair)
  • Bar Association of Erie County Taxation Committee (past chair)