Stanley (Stan) Jozefiak is a Managing Director and a founding member of True Partners Consulting. In addition to his administrative duties as Practice Director and General Counsel, he researches, develops and implements innovative tax strategies for multinational corporations with revenues between $50 million and more than $100 billion. He also prepares defenses for these strategies during federal and state tax examinations.
Stan currently leads True Partners’ Federal Tax Planning and Tax Litigation Consulting practices. He has extensive experience assisting U.S. strategic and financial buyers in structuring business acquisitions and combinations, business divestiture planning, and financial instruments and strategies. In addition, he has assisted numerous non-U.S. investors in structuring operations and other investment decisions within the U.S., and all other aspects of international taxation.
Most recently, he has expanded his practice to include assisting corporations in evaluating the financial and reputational risk associated with their various tax planning strategies, and then recommending, as appropriate, disclosures, audit defense strategies, business process reviews, and exit alternatives. Stan has also consulted on several reviews of corporate tax functions and the development of process improvements to mitigate future tax risks. Finally, he has assisted law firms in developing tax litigation strategies and has served as a tax expert witness in several cases.
Prior to True Partners, Stan was a Participating Principal at Deloitte & Touche where he was a member of the firm’s National Corporate Transactions and Business Solutions Group, and served as the Partner-in-Charge of Deloitte’s Captive Insurance Team.
Stan spent the first 20 years of his career at Arthur Andersen. He served as a Participating Principal in Andersen’s Chicago Tax Division and held leadership responsibilities for Andersen’s Environmental Tax Services Practice. He was a member of several national and local teams, including Andersen’s National Subchapter C Team, Firmwide Corporate Transactions and Operations Group, Environmental Services Practice, and Chicago Office International Group.
Stan earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree from the University of Chicago, a Master of Management degree in Accounting from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and a Juris Doctorate degree from the Northwestern University School of Law. He is Chairman Emeritus of the Polish American Association Board of Directors, Chairman of the Audit and Finance Committee of the Youth Camp Association, and a member of the American, Illinois State, and Chicago Bar Associations. He has co-authored and contributed to several publications and has made numerous presentations to various industry and professional groups. Stan is a member of the Illinois and U.S. Tax Court Bars.