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Hilton Chodorow


Phone: (310) 478-2541
Fax: (310) 473-0123
E-mail: hchodorow@dwclaw.com
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Practice Areas

Real Property

practice emphasis

Hilton Chodorow is an AV-rated attorney who represents individuals, partnerships and corporations in:
  • Income tax planning
  • Estate and gift tax planning
  • Tax matters for entertainment industry clients
  • Tax free reorganizations
  • Civil and criminal tax controversy matters

Mr. Chodorow advises business clients regarding the purchase and sale of businesses or interests therein, and problems involving partnership and corporate law relating to management, employees, directors, and owners.

As part of his real property practice, Mr. Chodorow handles commercial, industrial and residential transactions, including:
  • Acquisitions
  • Dispositions
  • Leasing
  • Formation of ownership entities
  • Lending
  • Financing structures


LL.M., Taxation, University of Southern California School of Law, 1962
LL.B., University of Texas School of Law, 1959
  • Order of the Coif
  • Associate Editor, Law Review, 1958-59
B.B.A., University of Texas, 1957


California, 1963


State Bar of California
Los Angeles County Bar Association


Director of for-profit and not-for-profit entities

speaking engagements

Tax Institutes, University of Southern California School of Law

Entertainment Law Institutes, University of Southern California School of Law

Federal Tax Accounting and Small Business Management seminars, University of California at Los Angeles


Journal of Taxation.