Ivan H. Golden

Ivan H. Golden

igolden@hahnlaw.com 312.637.3070


As a partner in Hahn Loeser’s Business Practice Area, Ivan H. Golden advises corporations, partnerships, institutional investors and other businesses on transactional tax matters, including mergers and acquisitions, investments, reorganizations, sales, and liquidations. Ivan also creates customized tax plans and business succession plans for both businesses and individuals.

In addition, Ivan represents businesses and individuals in disputes with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state and local tax authorities. He has significant experience counseling clients through examinations, administrative appeals and litigation, and he has successfully represented clients in the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Ivan represents taxpayers throughout the process of disclosing foreign assets and accounts and is well-versed in the consequences of interstate and international business.

Ivan’s tax practice expands to the non-profit sector, in which he counsels public charities and private foundations throughout the process of obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status.

Professional History

  • Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2018-present
  • Associate, Schiff Hardin LLP, 2011-18
  • Law Clerk to Judge L. Paige Marvel, U.S. Tax Court, 2009-11
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. George W. Lindberg, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2006
  • Reporter, Greenwich Time/The Stamford Advocate, 2001-05



New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, cum laude, 2009


Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2008

Honors & Activities: Chicago-Kent Law Review, Executive Articles Editor


University of Missouri, B.J., Journalism, 2001

Community Involvement

Jewish Council for Youth Services, Board of Directors

Awards & Distinctions

Emerging Lawyer, Law Bulletin Publishing Company Leading Lawyers, 2016-17

Bar Admissions

State of Illinois


U.S. Tax Court


U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association Section of Taxation, Member


Chicago Bar Association