Daniel J. Walter, LL.M.

Daniel J. Walter, LL.M.

Dan represents clients in the areas of partnership and corporate tax, federal and state tax credits and incentives, executive compensation, corporate transactions and general corporate law.  Before joining Roth Law Firm, he was a Member in a nationally recognized New Orleans law firm.  Dan draws from his prior business and entrepreneurial background, including working as a pension actuary for a large human resources consulting firm in New York and owning and operating a music venue in New Orleans, to help his clients plan for the entire life cycle of their businesses.  Dan regularly speaks throughout Louisiana on various topics in tax and business law and is an Adjunct Lecturer at the Freeman School of Business at Tulane.


  • New York University School of Law
    LL.M. in Taxation, 2014
  • University of Virginia School of Law
    JD, 2009
    • Order of the Coif
    • Managing Editor, Virginia Tax Review
    • Recipient of the Edwin S. Cohen Tax Prize
  • Emory University
    B.A. in Economics/Mathematics, 2000

Practice Areas


  • Assisting startups and established businesses with obtaining Louisiana state and local tax credits and incentives.
  • Negotiating and drafting Operating Agreements and other corporate documents.
  • Structuring tax credit transactions, including New Markets Tax Credits, Historic Tax Credits, and Opportunity Zones.
  • Advising businesses on negotiating Cooperative Endeavor Agreements with Louisiana Economic Development and local municipalities.
  • Representing buyers and sellers in Mergers and Acquisitions transactions.
  • Board Certified Tax Law Specialist

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association