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Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

Tax

5 ranked lawyersBand 2District of ColumbiaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Stellar tax boutique with significant capabilities in and criminal and civil tax matters. Noted for its impressive client roster, which consists of high net worth individuals, corporations and financial institutions. Extensive in-house government experience among its highly renowned team of lawyers.

Strengths

Clients say: "The firm is full of greatly experienced practitioners with extensive IRS experience. Its reputation is stellar."

Sources report: "It is more than a law firm to us, it is a part of our team."

Work highlights

Continued to advise a retired business professor on a prosecution for failing to report an offshore bank account exceeding $200 million.

Notable practitioners

Charles Ruchelman has a wealth of experience handling tax disputes on behalf of businesses, individuals and trusts. He is particularly adept at representing clients in the captive insurance industry.
"He is very proactive and always willing to explain complicated issues in clear language."

Christopher Rizek is a go-to lawyer in a wide array of tax controversies. His expertise covers IRS audits and actions.
"He is a go-to guy when it comes to representing accounting companies."

David Rosenbloom 's vast experience includes assisting domestic and foreign clients with tax planning as well as controversy.
"He is an expert in international taxation matters and we highly respect his ability to navigate complex tax issues." "He is an incredibly smart, technically proficient lawyer."

Mark Matthews is highlighted for his notable civil and criminal tax expertise.
"His combination of extensive government and private sector experience gives him a deep knowledge base of DOJ and IRS procedure. He is a go-to person for white-collar tax issues."

Scott Michel handles civil and criminal tax controversies on behalf of high net worth individuals and corporations.
"He is a keen intellect, with years of experience."

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Overview

Caplin & Drysdale has broad experience advising and representing public companies, other business entities and their principals in tax planning and controversy matters. The firm’s areas of substantive tax experience relevant to these entities include corporate tax, partnership tax, subchapter S, the taxation of regulated investment companies and real estate investment trusts, the taxation of insurance companies and products, tax accounting, financial products, payroll and other withholding taxes.

Tax

Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

firm
Location

One Thomas Circle NW

Suite 1100

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20005

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

District of Columbia

Tax


Charles M Ruchelman
Band 5
Christopher Rizek
Band 3
H David Rosenbloom
Senior Statespeople
Mark E Matthews
Band 5
Scott D Michel
Band 2