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Barbara T. Kaplan to Participate in NYU’s 10th Annual Tax Controversy Forum

NEW YORK – June 18, 2018 – Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder Barbara T. Kaplan, Global Tax Practice co-chair and New York Tax Practice chair, will participate in the New York University School of Professional Studies 10th Annual Tax Controversy Forum, June 21, 2018. The forum brings together government and private practitioners to compare perspectives on a variety of topics involving federal tax audits, appeals, and litigation. Kaplan will interview Mary Beth Murphy, the Internal Revenue Service’s Small Business/Self-Employed Division Commissioner on “IRS Small Business/Self-Employed Division Update.”

According to its website, the forum will feature interactive presentations delivered by expert practitioners who cover a broad range of issues regarding tax audits and tax litigation at all levels.

Kaplan, named one of the top 50 women lawyers in New York City by Super Lawyers magazine, focuses her tax litigation practice on domestic and foreign corporations, partnerships, and individuals in federal, state, and local tax examinations, controversies, and litigation, including administrative and grand jury criminal tax investigations.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Tax Practice

To stay competitive in today's global marketplace, international companies must seek out greater efficiency in their tax planning and compliance, including coordinating tax decisions from country to country. For U.S. operations, an environment of increased scrutiny – including passage of more restrictive legislation and a spike in audit activity at every level – is quickly becoming the norm, likewise spurring a need for greater self-evaluation and for more frequent representation in controversies and litigation with tax authorities. Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary tax team works closely with clients to address these and other tax planning needs, as well as tax controversies and litigation issues.

About Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.