Tax litigation, federal tax controversies, white-collar criminal defense. Mr Oates is former Chair of the North American Tax Litigation Practice. His practice focuses on large case tax litigation, including domestic and international tax issues.
American College of Tax Counsel, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, American, Federal, Illinois, Colorado, Chicago, and Denver Bar Associations.
JD (cum laude), University of Michigan. MBA and BS (magna cum laude) in Finance, Indiana University.
Mr Oates has published and served on Advisory Boards for the International Tax Journal, Journal of Global Transactions and Journal of Global Transfer Pricing.