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Habeeb ‘Hobbs’ Gnaim Ranked by Chambers & Partners’ in its 2023 USA Guide

June 14, 2023

Chambers & Partners’ ranks Habeeb ‘Hobbs’ Gnaim as Up-and-Coming in the Texas Tax category in its 2023 USA Guide

Habeeb ‘Hobbs’ Gnaim, chair of Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Tax Planning & Business Transactions practice, was ranked for the second year in a row as Up-and-Coming in the Texas Tax category in the 2023 USA Guide by Chambers & Partners.

Overall, ten individual Chamberlain Hrdlicka attorneys achieved state and national rankings in Chamber’s 2023 USA Guide, including high net worth, immigration, tax, tax controversy, tax litigation, and tax fraud. Additionally, the firm’s nationwide Tax Controversy was ranked in Band 2, placing Chamberlain Hrdlicka among the top eight U.S. tax controversy firms. The firm was also ranked in Band 4 for Texas Tax, placing Chamberlain Hrdlicka among only a handful of firms in Texas that were ranked in Tax in Chamber’s 2023 USA Guide.

Published by Chamber & Partners, Chambers USA compiles an annual list of the nation’s top attorneys according to practice area. The directory identifies and ranks leading firms and attorneys based on interviews conducted by researchers with clients and lawyers worldwide. According to Chambers, an inclusion in any band is a significant achievement, demonstrating that ranked firms and individuals stood out in the most rigorous, independent, and in-depth research process of any legal directory on the market, and has emerged as one of the best in their field.

Gnaim serves as Practice Chair of the firm's Tax Planning & Business Transactions Section. He previously served on the firm’s Board of Directors and as head of the Recruiting Program. He focuses his practice on tax and business planning matters, including the formation, governance, reorganization and internal restructuring of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies to achieve tax and business objectives. He has significant experience in all aspects of structuring, negotiating and implementing business acquisitions and dispositions, corporate reorganizations, mergers, recapitalizations, deferred recognition transactions, admissions of and providing equity incentives for management and key employees, as well as choice of entity considerations, and state tax planning. Hobbs' practice also includes the design and implementation of tax efficient business succession plans and business separation matters.

Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Tax Planning & Business Transactions practice helps clients understand the byzantine world of tax law and utilizes that highly specialized tax knowledge to clients’ best advantage when doing business transactions.  The practice advises clients with transactions in order to maximize tax benefits - and avoid tax disasters. Whether the transactions are related to a business or involves a personal investment, the Tax Planning & Business Transactions team can help structure and carry out transactions in order to achieve the best corporate results under federal, state, local and international tax laws.