Yale Law School, J.D.
  • Yale Law Journal, Board of Editors, 1980
University of Michigan, B.A.
  • magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa


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Rick Soble focuses his practice on advising individuals and businesses on a vast range of federal income tax issues and counsels them in planning to minimize their taxation on day-to-day commercial operations and in transactions.

  • Possesses more than 40 years of experience in structuring business ventures to accomplish clients' business goals and representing their interests in adjudications, audits and appeals
  • Author and co-author of numerous scholarly articles and accounting-profession journal columns, work on the taxation of partnerships, and pension-related claims in bankruptcy have been widely published



  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2003-2022
    • Recognized in practice area of Tax Law
    • Troy Tax Lawyer of the Year, 2016, 2022
    • Detroit Tax Lawyer of the Year, 2012
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2006-2019
  • DBusiness, Top Lawyers, 2010-2017, 2022
  • Leading Lawyers Magazine Michigan, 2017
    • Recognized in practice areas of:
      • Tax Law: Business
      • Tax Law: Individual
  • Honored by The BTI Consulting Group as a Client Service All-Star, 2015 and 2016
  • Law360 Tax MVP, 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Professional & Community Involvement

  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Section of Taxation, Past Council Member
    • Section of Tax, Committee on International Tax and Partnership Tax, Past Chair

Academic Appointments

  • Wayne State University Law School, Instructor
  • Wayne State University Law School, Master's Degree in Tax Law Program, Former instructor

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