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  1. Tax Fraud: 60%
  2. White Collar Crime: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%

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Miller & Chevalier

900 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20006


DCActive 198807/05/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law198703/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Management AwardU.S. Department of Justice2004
Management AwardU.S. Department of Justice2003
Management AwardUnited States Department of Justice2002
Criminal Investigation Recognition AwardIRS2000
Outstanding Attorney AwardU.S. Department of Justice1998
Honorary Special Agent AwardIRS1995
Outstanding Attorney AwardU.S. Department of Justice1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberMiller & Chevalier2011 - Present
PartnerBryan Cave2004 - 2011
Chief, Southern Criminal Enforcement SectionU.S. Department of Justice2001 - 2004
Counsel to the Assistant Attorney GeneralU.S. Department of Justice2000 - 2001
Trial AttorneyU.S. Department of Justice1990 - 2000
AssociateJordan Coyne Savits & Lopata1987 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Tax CounselFellow2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationCo-chair, Tax Enforcement, ABA White Collar Crime Cmte2004 - 2010
American Bar AssociationAssociate Editor, Litigation News1998 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States v. Jon Flask, et al.Not Guilty
United States v. Bergantino, et al.Pending
United States v. AmreinPending
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Publication nameTitleDate
BNA Daily Tax ReportHas IRS Pulled the Football Away From OVDP's Charlie Brown?2013
Tax AnalystsRethinking the Approach to Voluntary Disclosures2012
BNA Daily Report for Executives"Away Game" for Green Card Executives; The Tax and Deportation Double-Team2012
BNA Daily Report for ExecutivesWhen the Wall Comes Crumbling Down: What to Do With Taxpayers That Cannot or Will Not Voluntarily Disclose2011
Private WealthA Second Bite At The Apple2011
BNA Daily Tax ReportWillful Failure to File FBARs and the Sergeant Schultz Defense2011
State of Criminal JusticeTax Enforcement2009
Litigation News (ABA)Numerous litigation-related articles2008
Litigation News (ABA)Numerous litigation-related articles2007
State of Criminal JusticeTax Enforcement2006
Litigation News (ABA)Numerous litigation-related articles2006
Litigation News (ABA)Numerous litigation-related articles2005
Litigation News (ABA)Numerous litigation-related articles2004
Litigation News (ABA)Numerous litigation-related articles2003
Litigation News (ABA)Numerous litigation-related articles2002
Litigation News (ABA)Numerous litigation-related articles2001
Litigation News (ABA)Numerous litigation-related articles2000
Litigation News (ABA)Numerous litigation-related articles1999
Criminal Justice magazine (ABA)Genie in a Bottle: Using the Missing Witness Instruction1998
Litigation News (ABA)Numerous litigation-related articles1998
Criminal Justice magazine (ABA)Polygraph Admissibility in the Post-Daubert Era1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of Missouri, ColumbiaEconomics (with honors)BA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Webinar SeriesAn Overview of Federal Criminal Tax2015
Annual Tax Law ConferenceLife of a Criminal Tax Case: Litigation2015
NACDL West Coast White Collar Crime ConferenceWhose Money Is It? Latest Trends in Criminal Tax Fraud Enforcement2014
38th Annual Tax Law ConferenceEnforcement and Criminal Tax Symposium2014
31st Annual ABA National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and the Fourth Annual ABA National Institute on Tax ControversyWhere Did the Money Go, and How Will the Government Find It?2014
Annual Tax Law ConferenceEnforcement and Criminal Tax Symposium2013
30th Annual ABA National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and the Third Annual ABA National Institute on Tax Controversy(Un)usual Challenges in Criminal Tax Prosecutions2013
Annual Tax Law ConferenceCriminal Tax Process: Justice Department and Litigation Stage2012
29th Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and Second Annual ABA Institute on Tax ControversyJury Selection in Criminal and Civil Tax Cases2012
Special Briefing on IRS Voluntary Disclosure ProgramVoluntary Disclosure of Unreported Accounts2009
Recent Developments in Tax EnforcementTax Enforcement2006
Advanced Criminal Tax SeminarTax Enforcement Policies and Procedures2004
Criminal Tax SymposiumTax Enforcement Policies and Procedures2001
Criminal Tax InstituteMethods of Proof; Trial Practice and Evidence1998