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  1. Tax: 80%
    33 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    30 years



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300 Conshohocken State Road
Suite 570
West Conshohocken, PA, 19428


DCActive 199107/05/2016
NYCurrently registered 198703/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Tax Litigation - NationalChambers & Partners USA Guide2015
Leading lawyers - Tax Controversy (National)Legal 5002014
Outstanding Attorney AwardU.S. Department of Justice Tax Division1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderChamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry2007 - Present
ShareholderMiller & Chevalier2000 - 2007
PartnerZapruder & Odell1996 - 2000
Trial AttorneyUnited States Department Of Justice, Tax Division1986 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Montgomery Bar AssociationN/A2014 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/A1997 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1984 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Frontier Oil Corporation v. Commissioner, Docket No. 21151-10 (U.S.T.C.)Settled
WFC Holdings Corp. v. United States, Docket No. 07-CV-3320 (D.Minn.)Government victory; Certiorari to U.S. Supreme Court Denied
Black & Decker Corp. v. United States,340 F. Supp. 2d 621 (D. Md. 2004)Settled
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Publication nameTitleDate
Taxblawg.netQuality Stores Day Of Reckoning Draws Near – What Should Employers Be Thinking About?2014
Taxblawg.netSixth Circuit Moves The Ball Forward For Companies Seeking FICA Tax Refunds On Supplemental Unemployment Compensation Benefit Payments,2013
Taxblawg.netApple’s Double Irish With A Dutch Sandwich Goes Down Easy with SEC2013
Taxblawg.netAre Quiet Disclosures of Offshore Accounts Becoming Even Riskier?2013
Taxblawg.netCleaning Up After The Elephants – A Practical Reminder On Document Preservation Policies and Litigation Holds In Tax Disputes2013
Taxblawg.netCould The New Economic Substance Statute Apply To End-Of_Year Stock Sales And Repurchases?2012
TaxBlawg.netIRS Records Retention Requirements In The Age Of Metadata2012
TaxBlawg.netMusings in the Aftermath of the First Schedule UTP Filing Season2011
TaxBlawg.netThe Reporting Requirements for Deferred Tax Assets Under Schedule UTP: IRS Instructions Muddy The Waters2010
TaxBlawg.netThe Tax Workpapers Conundrum – Will “Justice” Kagan Accept What Solicitor General Kagan Opposed?2010
TaxBlawg.netSon of BOSS Case Highlights Ongoing Dispute Over Application Of The Valuation Misstatement Penalty2010
TaxBlawg.netTrust but Verify – Proposed Schedule UTP and the Implications to Attorney Work Product2010
19 The Corporate Counselor 8The Role of Economic Substance In Tax Shelter Controversies2005
John Wiley & SonsTransfer Pricing for Services,"Transfer Pricing Methods - An Applications Guide2004
Journal of International Tax PlanningU.S. Officials’ Latest Proposals to Curb ‘Abusive Tax Shelters’ Could Affect Legitimate Cross-Border Transactions2000
87 Journal of TaxationIRS Access to Computerized Records of Corporate Taxpayers1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1984
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Emory UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
IRS Audits and Appeals SeminarPreparing Witnesses - The Good, Bad & Ugly2014
The Synergy of Legal & Accounting StrategiesDefending the IRS Audit – Planning For and Managing the Examination Process2013
Southern Federal Tax InstituteThree Curmudgeons' Comments on Litigating Tax Cases2013
CPA Society of PennsylvaniaDefending the IRS Audit: Planning For and Managing the Examination Process2013
Chicago Tax ClubEconomic Substance And International Tax Law Following Codification2011
Tax Executives InstituteIf You Knew Then What You Know Now - A Litigator's Guide to Tax Planning and Controversy2009