Specializes in tax controversy and litigation matters. Extensive experience in Tax Court practice and procedure, corporate reorganizations, TEFRA, tax accounting, and substance/form issues. Represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service Examination Division and Appeals Office and with the Illinois Department of Revenue, and has been involved in the litigation of over 30 matters at all levels of the Federal court system, including the United States Tax Court and various US Courts of Appeal.
Active in the pro bono community, working with the Midwest Tax Clinic to assist low-income individuals in tax disputes and collection matters with the Internal Revenue Service and the Illinois Department of Revenue. Regularly represent clients in Federal and state examinations and administrative appeals and hearings, as well as in Tax Court proceedings.
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Licensed since 2000
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2004||08/17/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Illinois Super Lawyers||2014|
|Rising Star||Illinois Super Lawyers||2013|
|Volunteer of the Year||Tax Clinic, Center for Economic Progress||2012|
|Partner||McDermott Will & Emery||2012 - Present|
|Tax Attorney||Latham & Watkins LLP||2005 - 2012|
|Tax Attorney||Mayer Brown||2004 - 2005|
|Attorney-Advisor||United States Tax Court||2003 - 2004|
|Tax Attorney||Nixon Peabody||2002 - 2003|
|Attorney-Advisor||United States Tax Court||2000 - 2002|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association, Taxation Section||Member||N/A|
|New York University School of Law||Taxation||LL.M - Master of Laws||2000|
|Pepperdine Univ SOL||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|Univ of Washington||Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|