Trenton Kool (Trent) has extensive experience advising business entities in tax matters, including planning, compliance, controversy, and policy issues. Trenton has worked with corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and public service companies on tax impacts of mergers and acquisitions, tax compliance, and tax controversy matters.
His practice includes consulting on federal, state, and local tax matters and economic development matters. He has experience with corporate income, franchise, sales and use, occupancy, license, gross receipts, and property taxes.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Trenton worked for a large national accounting firm and interned with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel. He currently serves on the planning committee of the J. Nelson Young Tax Institute.
New York University (LL.M. in Taxation 2015); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (J.D. 2014; B.A. in Philosophy 2011, with a minor in Mathematics)
BAR ADMISSIONS : Georgia and New York
GOVERNMENT SERVICE : Intern, IRS Office of Chief Counsel (2013)
EXPERIENCE : Resilience Capital portfolio company CR Brands sells leading cleaning and drain care brands to RPM International.