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Robert Edwin Forrest, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1975, Maryland 1984, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1976, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1985, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1991, United States District Court District of Columbia 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Michigan 1981.


Forrest, Robert Edwin was born on July 31, 1949 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Henry Smith and Jane (Witt) Forrest.


Northwestern University (Bachelor of Arts, 1971). Georgetown University (Juris Doctor, 1974).


Worked at Raymond & Prokop, P.C. (Southfield, Michigan) specializing in International Federal and State Taxation. Corporate Law. International and Domestic Commercial Litigation and Arbitration. Tax Litigation. Estate Planning and Probate Law.

Real Estate and Financing. Health Care and Hospital Law. Computer Law. Labor and Employment Law.

Foreign Investment. Corporate and International Finance. Banking and Trade Law. Admitted to the bar, 1974, Maryland.

1975, District of Columbia and United States. District Court for the District of Columbia. 1976, United States. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

1980, United States. Supreme Court. 1981, Michigan and United States. Tax Court; 1986, United States.

Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit. 1990, United States. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. Editor, Georgetown Law Journal, 1973-1974.

Co-Author: "Gift and Leaseback-Tax Planning in the Shadows of Assignment of Income and Business Purpose," 62 Georgetown Law Journal 209, 1973. Adjunct Professor of Taxation, University of Detroit School of Law, 1987—. Trial Attorney, Criminal Section, Tax Division, United States.

Department of Justice, 1975-1981. Member: Maryland State, Federal (Member, 1981— and President, 1989, Board of Directors, 1985-1990, Detroit Chapter) and American (Member, Section of Taxation) Bar Associations. The District of Columbia Bar.

State Bar of Michigan. The firm was founded with primary emphasis on tax law, rendering services in complex tax litigation and planning situations. Through a dynamic period of growth during the past two decades, the firm built on this tax expertise and built the capability to serve the business needs of our domestic and international clients.

As a medium sized firm, we are large enough to have developed expertise in all areas of law required to service a business enterprise. Yet, we are small enough to economically and efficiently respond to our clients' needs.


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Trustee Academy of the Sacred Heart, since 2002, chairman board trustees, since 2008. Fellow: Michigan Bar Furdhom. Member: Federal Bar Association (executive board 1984-1990, president 1989-1990), Federal Bar Foundation (trustee since 1995), Oakland County Bar Association (tax committee 2001-2002).


Married Deirdre Loretto McGahey, September 23, 1978. Children: Matthew Henry, John Robert, Caitlin.