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Jasper L Cummings Jr

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Jack has more than 30 years of experience finding solutions for his clients in the realms of federal, international, and state tax. He has argued a case before the Supreme Court and served as IRS associate chief counsel.


IRS associate chief counsel (corporate).

Professional Memberships

Former chair, Corporate Tax Committee of the ABA Section of Taxation.


Co-author, The American Jobs Creation Act of 2004; The Supreme Court’s Federal Tax Jurisprudence; The Supreme Court, Federal Taxation and the Constitution; regular column in Tax Notes, ‘What Were They Thinking?’; Lobbying and Political Expenditures (2020) BNA Portfolio No. 453-1st.


New York University (LL.M. Taxation, 1987); Yale University (J.D., 1971); Duke University (A.B. 1968, summa cum laude).