Ivan H. Golden

200 West Madison Street
Suite 2700
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Ivan H. Golden, a partner in Hahn Loeser’s Chicago office, works with private companies on a wide range of corporate and tax matters. Ivan has experience in corporate, partnership, and individual income tax matters, and he helps clients plan and execute significant transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, investments, sales, exchanges, and reorganizations.  Ivan’s clients have included manufacturers and distributors, restaurants and food service companies, and start-up businesses.  Ivan has significant experience helping businesses of all sizes address federal, state, and international tax matters, and he creates custom tax and business succession plans for private businesses and their owners.

Ivan’s tax practice extends to disputes, and he has significant experience representing businesses and individuals in controversies with the Internal Revenue Service, the Illinois Department of Revenue, and other state tax authorities.  Ivan has represented clients before the United States Tax Court, the United States Court of Federal Claims, the IRS Office of Appeals, and the Illinois Tax Tribunal.  Ivan has also helped clients with undisclosed income or assets navigate the IRS’s voluntary disclosure program and state voluntary disclosure programs.

Ivan also has significant experience in the nonprofit sector.  He has helped several public charities and private foundations obtain tax-exempt status, and he advises tax-exempt organizations on the tax and governance issues unique to the nonprofit sector.

Before entering private practice, Ivan served as a law clerk to Judge L. Paige Marvel of the United States Tax Court.

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

Director, North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic

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


Alliott Global Alliance, Member, International Tax Specialty Practice Group