Sidley Austin LLP

Matthew D Lerner

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Leader of Sidley's Tax Controversy practice. He has 32 years' experience with tax-related matters, focusing on advising on and litigating federal tax disputes. His work covers all stages of the IRS’ administrative process, including representations in audits and at Appeals and litigation in federal courts. He also advises clients regarding pre-audit planning and document retention strategies. Matt handles controversies on a broad array of subjects, including complex cross-border transactions, transfer pricing, debt/equity, valuation, cost recovery, worthless stock, accounting methods, research credits and Section 199.

Professional Memberships

Tax Section, American Bar Association; Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel