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Sharon Katz-Pearlman and Barbara T. Kaplan to Speak at NYU’s 16th Annual Tax Controversy Forum

NEW YORK — June 18, 2024Sharon Katz-Pearlman and Barbara T. Kaplan, shareholders in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Tax Controversy and Litigation Practice in New York, will speak at the NYU School of Professional Studies 16th Annual Tax Controversy Forum June 27-28 at The Westin New York at Times Square. Greenberg Traurig is a Platinum Sponsor of the forum.

Katz-Pearlman will moderate the panel “What’s Next For The IRS? An Update From Senior IRS Leadership.” The session will take place June 27 at 8:45 a.m. The panel discussion will focus on plans for the future, hiring trends, and other critical areas.

Kaplan, who also serves as co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Tax Practice, will speak on the panel “Preparing for Increased Cryptocurrency Regulation and Enforcement in Uncertain Times” June 28 at 3:50 p.m. The panel will address the latest issues involving cryptocurrency and highlight important concerns for tax experts.

Katz-Pearlman focuses her practice on the representation of large multinationals, partnerships, and other taxpayers, before the IRS. She represents clients from the pre-exam phase through examination, appeals, and into litigation if necessary. In addition, Sharon has represented clients using the full range of IRS Alternative Dispute Resolution techniques which are available to taxpayers and advises large companies on the IRS’s Compliance Assurance Program and other IRS specialty programs.

Kaplan, chair of the New York Tax Practice, has been named one of the top 50 women lawyers in New York City by Super Lawyers magazine, and 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 Global Tax Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary Tax Practice provides a full range of tax legal services, including planning, restructuring, and representation before the Internal Revenue Service and state and local revenue authorities, from pre-dispute into litigation. Our client base includes large multinational corporations; privately-owned businesses; financial institutions; exempt organizations; and individual taxpayers, including high-net-worth individuals and entrepreneurs. Our team’s diverse background and prior experience, including in private industry, government, and private practice, allow our tax attorneys to meet the challenges of today’s difficult tax enforcement environment and develop and offer practical legal counsel.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2750 attorneys in 47 locations in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 500. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 6.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab. The firm is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program and is a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: