PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Current

  • Principal, Ryan, Baton Rouge office

    • Specializes in public affairs strategies to resolve state tax policy issues and disputes.
    • Provides state tax legislative, regulatory, and advocacy services and analysis to clients in a variety of industries throughout the country.

Previous

  • Director, Ryan Advocacy, Ryan, Baton Rouge office
  • Partner, private law firm
    • Represented clients with complex tax issues.
  • Attorney, private law firm
  • Founder, tax consulting and government relations firm

PUBLIC SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Previous

  • Executive Counsel for State Tax Entity
  • Chief of Staff/Assistant Secretary State Tax Entity
  • Law Clerk, United States District Court

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

Mr. DeCuir lectures on various tax topics and has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:

  • Council On State Taxation
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Louisiana Association of Business and Industry
  • Louisiana Association of Tax Administrators
  • Louisiana Association of Wholesalers
  • Louisiana Chemical Association
  • Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association
  • Louisiana Oil and Gas Association
  • Louisiana Retail Association
  • Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants
  • Tax Executives Institute

AWARDS

  • Baton Rouge Business Report, Top 40 Under 40
  • Selected to Louisiana Effective Leadership Program
  • Sports View Academic All-American
  • Coca-Cola Scholar Athlete of the Year

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Business and Industry
    • Taxation and Finance Committee
  • Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance
    • Government Relations Committee
  • Louisiana State Bar Association

EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION

  • Master of Laws Degree, Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
  • Juris Doctor, Bachelor of Civil Law Degree, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University Law, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Master of Business Administration Degree, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana
  • Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, Howard University, Washington, D.C.
  • Admitted to Louisiana State Bar #28015
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