Richard A. Sporn

Mr. Sporn is a highly experienced tax attorney.  Mr. Sporn assists clients with complex income and estate tax planning, tax audits and other tax proceedings.  Mr. Sporn has been rated as “AV-Preeminent” by Martindale Hubbell, and was named as one of Avenue magazine's “Legal Elite” in Tax Law and Trust and Estates Law.  Mr. Sporn joined the Firm as Counsel after serving as Of Counsel to Gerald & Lawrence Blumberg LLP since 1979.


  • New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation, 1979)
  • Temple University School of Law (J.D., 1978)
  • University of Southern California (B.A., 1975, Magna Cum Laude)


  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Florida
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Corporate Angel Network, Inc. (Former Director)


  • How to Avoid Usury Problems in Sales of Business Purpose Goods, The Practical Lawyer, 1979.

Reported Cases

  • Greene v. U.S., 806 F. Supp. 1165, 93-1 USTC 50,033 (S.D.N.Y. 1993) affirmed Greene v. U.S., 13 F.3d 577 (2nd Cir. 1994).