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Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Government Relations

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What the team is known for

Specialist tax boutique regarded as the preeminent firm for tax policy matters. Boasts enviable experience in dealing with Congress, Treasury, and the IRS, and continues to be involved in the US tax reform process. Acts for a diverse international client base including Fortune 100 companies. Additionally adept at handling federal trade policy matters.

Strengths

Interviewees say: "Miller & Chevalier is a very well-connected, tax-focused law firm in DC. It is one of the top law firms in this area."

"The firm provides absolutely excellent service," says one source, adding: "They are very client-focused and very intent on getting to the right answer and getting us the solution we need. The team is very collaborative and trustworthy."

Another client reports: "They have a great tax practice, and are very knowledgeable on new legislative trends for complex problems. It is a really great go-to firm."

A client comments: "The firm has an international reputation as one of the finest federal tax firms in the country. They deserve that reputation. Technical capability at the highest level is a given and they have that in abundance. The standout quality in my view is their responsiveness, literally at any time day or night."

"I have very high regard for them," reports another interviewee, further commenting: "I was quite happy with their work."

Work highlights

Represented T-Mobile, securing favorable administrative guidance regarding the treatment of loss carryforwards in connection with the company’s merger with Sprint.

Notable practitioners

Leonard Bickwit specializes in federal tax policy matters. He regularly represents Fortune 100 companies and trade associations.
"A fine lawyer with good legal skills."

Marc Gerson is a recognized expert in federal tax policy.
"He has extensive government experience, and is extraordinarily bright, knowledgeable and exceptionally responsive. We rely heavily not only on his superb technical expertise but his first-rate political and policy judgment."

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Overview

The firm's Government Affairs lawyers and professionals have the knowledge and experience to help clients anticipate and influence legislative and regulatory developments, as well as respond strategically to major changes in policy. The firm's practice focuses on tax, employee benefits, health policy and compliance, international trade, and energy. Miller & Chevalier offers clients more than just critical access to key decision-makers. The firm also provides the substantive experience necessary to present clients' issues credibly and to help them achieve their business objectives. One reason for our effectiveness: firm lawyers and professionals have served in senior positions in the government. Because they thoroughly understand the processes and priorities of the relevant decision-making bodies, they are well-equipped to advise clients about how best to pursue opportunities and address challenges.

Members

Bickwit, Leonard

Castro, Jorge

Gerson, Marc

Ponds, Loren

Government Relations

Miller & Chevalier Chartered

firm
Location

900 16th Street NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20006

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USA - Nationwide

Government Relations


Leonard Bickwit
Band 3
Marc Gerson
Band 3