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Barbara T. Kaplan to Present at NYU School of Professional Studies Tax Controversy Forum

NEW YORK– June 23, 2022 – Co-chair of the Global Tax Practice of law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP Barbara T. Kaplan will present on a panel titled “Tips for Contesting Foreign Asset Reporting Penalties” at the NYU School of Professional Studies 14th Annual Tax Controversy Forum June 23 at 3:45 p.m.

This annual Tax Controversy Forum is an interactive style presentation given by experts in the tax field and covers a broad range of issues regarding tax audits and tax litigation. Kaplan’s panel will discuss navigating the penalty abatement process and avoiding significant penalties for minor faults.

Kaplan, named “Lawyer of the Year,” Litigation and Controversy –Tax, New York City, 2020 by Best Lawyers in America and named to the “top 50 women lawyers in New York City” list 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 has more than 2400 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm, often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono, reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021. The firm is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, NLJ 250, and Law360 (US) 400. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage. Web: