Adam W. Dayton

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Adam W. Dayton

Email: adayton@fabianvancott.com

Direct Line : 702.233.4444

601 South Tenth Street Suite 204
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

Biography

Adam works on a variety of tax issues at Fabian VanCott. He has experience in planning transactions to maximize tax benefit, and in representing clients before the IRS and state tax agencies. Before coming to Fabian VanCott, Adam worked at the Office of Chief Counsel (SB/SE) of the IRS in Las Vegas, Nevada. While there, Adam tried six cases before the United States Tax Court, and managed a caseload of over one hundred tax court cases. He was also an intern at the Department of Justice, Tax Division, in Washington, D.C. At the DOJ he worked on several criminal appellate cases in various federal circuits and wrote an opposition to certiorari that was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court.

Adam attended Brigham Young University where he earned a bachelor's degree in Neuroscience, with a minor in Business Management, going on to earn a master's degree in Physiology and Developmental Biology, and finally earning his law degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

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Professional

Attorney with Fabian VanCott, Las Vegas Office
Attorney with the Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel (SB/SE), Las Vegas, Nevada
Summer Law Intern, Department of Justice, Tax Division, Washington, DC
Summer Law Clerk, Stirba, P.C., Salt Lake City, Utah
Admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Utah, 2013
Admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Nevada, 2017

Education

Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, April 2013; Lead Note and Comment Editor, BYU Law Review

M.S., Physiology and Developmental Biology, Brigham Young University, December 2010

B.S., Neuroscience with minor in Business Management, Brigham Young University, April 2007

Publications & Presentations

Panelist - Innocent SpouseProtection, American Bar Association - Continuing Education Taxation, December 2015

Author, United States v. Ruiz-Gaxiola: When Criminal Defendants Say No to Drugs, 2012 BYU L. Rev. 477

Thesis: Role of AMPK in the Upregulation of Steroidogenic Acute Regulatory Protein in Zona Fasciculata of the Adrenal Cortex