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Scott E. Fink focuses on civil and criminal federal and state tax controversies and litigation. He represents corporations, partnerships, estates and individuals before the Internal Revenue Service, and state and local tax authorities in examinations, collection problems, administrative appeals, and in court.


  • Federal and state tax controversies and litigation
  • Tax audits



  • Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service
    • Represented the IRS in the U.S. Tax Court and advised divisions within the IRS and other federal agencies on a wide range of tax issues.
    • Selected as one of three IRS attorneys in the nation to assist and advise the IRS on a national tax shelter project.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, US Taxes: Contentious, 2021
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Tax Controversy, 2014 and 2016-2020
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2013-2014
  • Recipient, IRS, Office of Chief Counsel, Chief Counsel Cube Award, 2004
  • Recipient, IRS, Office of Chief Counsel, Performance Award, 2003 and 2004
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2005
  • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, 2000
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 1996
  • New York