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  1. Constitutional: 30%
    3 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    3 years
  3. Appeals: 20%
    3 years
  4. Land Use & Zoning: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
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Institute for Justice

901 N Glebe Rd Ste 900
Arlington, VA, 22203-1854


DCActive 200707/05/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law200603/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Tax Notes 2013 Person of the Year, Runner-upTax Analysts2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyInstitute For Justice2010 - Present
AttorneyLittler Mendelson2009 - 2010
Law Clerk to the Honorable Royce C. Lamberth, Chief JudgeU.S. District Court For The District Of Columbia2008 - 2009
AssociateWiley Rein, LLP2006 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Loving v. IRS (D.C. Circuit 2014)D.C. Circuit unanimously affirmed district court decision for plaintiffs
United States vs. $35,651.11 in U.S. Currency (E.D. Mich. 2013)Federal government voluntarily dismissed the case with prejudice and returned the seized money to the grocery-store owners
Loving v. IRS (D.D.C. Jan. 18, 2013)U.S.District Court granted Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment, Denied IRS's Motion for Summary Judgment
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Berry CollegePolitical RhetoricBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
U.S. Senate Finance Committee Hearing on Tax Preparer RegulationTax Preparer Regulation2014
New Hampshire Liberty ForumVictimizing the Vulnerable: Why Big Gov’t Crushes the Little Guy2014
New Hampshire Liberty ForumReform Asset Forfeiture!2014
ISFLC 2014Fighting for the Little Guy: Why Big Gov’t Crushes Mom and Pop2014
Cato Institute Daily PodcastIRS v. The Little Guy2014
C-SPAN Washington Journal Feature on Regulation of the Tax Preparation IndustryLoving v. IRS & Tax Preparer Regulation2014
ABA Tax Section 2014 May Meeting - Pro Bono & Tax ClinicsLoving Tax Return Preparers2014
Villanova Law Review Norman J. Shachoy Symposium to Examine Pressing Issues in U.S. Tax AdministrationThe IRS’s Efforts to Regulate Unlicensed Tax Return Preparers2013
POLITICO Pro Tax LuncheonTax Policy and the State of the Union Address2013
Berry College Economics LectureVictimizing the Vulnerable: The Law and Economics of Eminent Domain Abuse2012