Nathaniel D. Tucker

Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
50 South Main St.
Akron, Ohio
United States
Attorney At Law
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Nate is an Associate Attorney with the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., LPA.  His practice is primarly focused in business law issues, business formation, tax controversies and tax planning.  

Practice areas:

  • Federal, State, and Local Income Tax Controversies & Planning
  • Sales and Use Tax Controversies & Planning
  • Tax-exempt & Nonprofit law
  • Business & Corporate law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

 Professional Experience:

  • Experience in representing taxpayers in a variety of Ohio and Federal tax controversies, including income tax, sales and use tax, excise tax and employment tax
  • Provides counsel and advice in a variety of business transactions, including entity formation, entity selection, business and succession planning, mergers, asset and stock acquisitions and sales, buy-sell agreements and federal income tax planning
  • Assists non-profit entities on a variety of tax issues, including applying for tax-exempt status, sales and use tax exemption, excess benefit transactions and self-dealing
  • Experience in contract negotiations, conversions, mergers, and acquisitions
  • Adjuct professor at the University of Akron School of Law teaching Legal Analysis, Research & Writing


  • Ashland University B.S. in Business Administration, cum laude, Finance (2012)
  • The University of Akron College of Business, Master of Taxation (2015)
  •  University of Akron School of Law, Juris Doctor, summa cum laude (2015); while in law school Nate was managing editor of The Tax Journal of The Akron Law Review; was a Student Fellow in the Academic Success Program and participated in the Small Entrepreneur and Economic Development (SEED) Clinic

Courts and Admissions:

  • Ohio, 2015
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2015

Professional and Community Affiliations:

  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Tax Club
  • Royal Redeemer Lutheran Church, Worship Assistant

Honors and Awards:

  • Recipient:  CALI Excellence for Future Award in Individual Taxation and Evidence, The University of Akron School of Law

Noteable Publications:

  • Akron Law Review:  Schoppe v. Commissioner:  The Federal Circuit Split Regarding the Application of the Automatic Stay Provision of 11 U.S.C. 362(a)(1) to Appeals from the United States Tax Court (2015)  The full article is available at:
  • “Needed Changes to Operating Agreements Required by BBA Audit Rules” presented at the Akron Bar Association, January 11, 2019