Matthew D. Lerner, Partner
Matthew D. Lerner is a partner in the Washington-based law firm of Steptoe & Johnson LLP, where he is a member of the Litigation and Business Solutions Departments. He represents both corporations and high net worth individuals involved in tax controversies, from pre-audit advice about transaction documentation, file organization and privilege protection, to representation during IRS audits and appeals, through litigation in the Federal Courts. His experience is broad and includes cases involving repair and rehabilitation expenses, asset classification for depreciation purposes, losses from trading in securities and derivatives, corporate restructuring, domestic production activities, international intercorporate transactions, foreign tax credits, tax accounting method questions, and valuation issues. Matt also advises clients facing legal and public relations crises, coordinating responses to congressional inquiries, criminal investigations, civil litigation, public relations scrutiny, and agency review.
Matt received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, and was editor of Harvard Law Review. He received his A.B. from Amherst College, Phi Beta Kappa.
- Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Articles in the National Law Review database by Matthew D. Lerner:
- Navigating the Internal Revenue Service’s Industry Issue Focus Program: Ten Guidelines for Taxpayers (Posted On Wed, 2010-09-01 09:16)
- Protecting Tax Documents after United States v. Deloitte (Posted On Mon, 2010-08-30 09:00)