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Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Tax

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What the team is known for

Acclaimed boutique practice with a long history of advising an enviable client roster on high-value and complex tax matters. Offers extensive expertise across its bench in domestic tax, international tax planning and controversy as well as tax reform lobbying. Home to a number of practitioners with significant government experience. Notable capability to advise on transfer pricing issues.

Strengths

"Their client service is fantastic."

"The team as a whole works together very effectively, they provide very complete analysis."

"They have deep tax knowledge."

Work highlights

Represented Coca-Cola before the US Tax Court in a high-stakes transfer pricing dispute. The taxpayer filed suit in response to an IRS determination that Coca-Cola owed $3 billion of US income taxes.

Notable practitioners

Alan Horowitz is well known for his prowess in federal tax appeals. His clients include leading energy and financial institutions.

Alexander Zakupowsky boasts an impressive tax controversy practice. He is also experienced in advising clients on the impact of recent tax reform.

George Hani is noted for his deft handling of complex tax controversies.
"He is very good, he has a lot of experience and his insights are very helpful to us."

Kevin Kenworthy has a strong track record of handling administrative proceedings and tax litigation.
"He is a very fine lawyer."

Layla Asali works with clients on a range of federal tax matters. She regularly handles cross-border transactions.
"She performs exceptionally. She was always prepared and provides excellent advice." "She is extremely good, responsive, very client-oriented and gives analytical answers."

Marc Gerson is renowned for his specialty in tax policy. He represents corporate clients before legislators and federal agencies.
"He is very strong on the legislative side."

Rocco Femia draws praise for his expertise in international tax planning. He works with both US and foreign companies.
"He is a great lawyer and great on the transfer pricing side." "He is very impressive."

Stephen Gertzman is a highly respected tax lawyer, whose experience encompasses tax planning and controversy.
"He is an eminent practitioner."

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Overview

Miller & Chevalier was founded in 1920 as the first federal tax practice in the U.S. and has successfully represented our corporate and individual clients in all facets of federal tax law for nearly a century. We provide comprehensive tax representation, including presenting clients’ tax policy interests before lawmakers and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, handling the U.S. federal tax aspects of complex multinational transactions, resolving our client’s most difficult tax controversy problems through Internal Revenue Service administrative processes, and successfully litigating many of the most significant tax cases on record. Our tax lawyers have a broad range of technical experience spanning financial products and structured finance, international tax, tax accounting, corporate tax, partnership tax, transfer pricing, criminal tax, tax policy, tax credits and incentives, taxation of natural resources, and withholding tax issues. We apply our technical skills in multiple venues: corporate boardrooms, the halls of Treasury and Congress, the IRS National Office, IRS Appeals and Examination offices throughout the country, the Tax Court, the Court of Federal Claims, multiple federal district and circuit courts, and the Supreme Court.

Members

Kenworthy, Kevin (Head of Department)

Asali, Layla J

Asali, Layla J.

Bickwit, Jr., Leonard

Castro, Jorge

Dixon, Steven R.

Femia, Rocco V

Gadwood, James

Howlett, Andrew

Jones, Maria O.

Ponds, Loren

Sweeney, Patricia J.

Zakupowsky, Alexander

Zimmerman, David W.

Tax

Miller & Chevalier Chartered

firm
Location

900 16th Street NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20006

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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


Alan Horowitz
Band 4
Alexander Zakupowsky
Band 4
George Hani
Band 4
Kevin Kenworthy
Band 3
Layla J Asali
Band 5
Marc Gerson
Band 4

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