Bob handles complex tax cases, often involving novel or first impression issues. His practice includes:
Federal, state, and local taxation and tax controversies
Trial and appellate tax litigation
Property taxation of commercial, industrial, utility, and special use manufacturing properties
Property tax exemptions
Bob is best known for his role in three landmark cases that, respectively, upheld the constitutional right of all Wisconsin property owners to challenge their tax assessments in court; challenged the constitutionality of legislation limiting taxpayer appeal rights; and established the rules under which nonprofit organizations in Wisconsin can obtain property tax exemptions. He is the designated Wisconsin representative of American Property Tax Counsel, the national affiliation of preeminent property tax law firms in the U.S. and Canada, and he serves as the chair of its Best Practices Committee.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Robert L. Gordon