NEW YORK – Sept. 16, 2021 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder Barbara T. Kaplan, co-chair of the global Tax Practice and chair of the New York Tax Practice, will participate on a panel at the Virtual ABA 2021 Fall Tax Meeting titled “I certified what?!?: Evaluating taxpayers’ exposure from their participation in COVID relief programs,” on Sept. 21 at 1:00 p.m. EDT.
Kaplan is presenting as part of the Civil & Criminal Tax Penalties Committee with moderator Michelle F. Schwerin of Capes Sokol, and panelists Sandra Brown, Hochman Salkin Toscher & Perez; Eric S. Benderson, associate general counsel, Office of Litigation and Claims, U.S. Small Business Administration; and Charles Gorham, special counsel to associate chief counsel, Office of Chief Counsel - Income Tax & Accounting, IRS.
Kaplan, named “Lawyer of the Year,” Litigation and Controversy – Tax, New York City, 2020 by Best Lawyers in America and 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 approximately 2,300 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 4.0 Plus Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com