Miller & Chevalier Recognized with Two Awards at International Tax Review's Americas Tax Awards 2013

Event Marks Second Consecutive Win as Americas Tax Policy Firm of the Year

Washington, DC, September 27, 2013 -- Miller & Chevalier Chartered is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, the firm was named "Americas Tax Policy Firm of the Year" by International Tax Review at the publication's Americas Tax Awards 2013. The firm was also recognized as "Washington, DC Tax Firm of the Year" at the awards ceremony, held on September 26 in New York City. Lawyers Sarah K. Ritchey and Andrew L. Howlett accepted the awards on behalf of the firm.

"We are delighted to again be recognized on an international scale for our strong tax capabilities," said Patricia Sweeney, Chair of the firm's Tax Department. "We thank International Tax Review for recognizing our efforts on behalf of our clients."

"Our formidable combination of government experience and tax acumen is a distinguishing feature of Miller & Chevalier," said Marc Gerson, Vice Chair of the Tax Department and head of the firm's Tax Policy Practice. "We innately understand the decision-making processes within Congress, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Internal Revenue Service. Being recognized as the Tax Policy Firm of the Year for the second consecutive year is particularly rewarding given our current work representing client interests before the Congress as it considers fundamental reform of the Internal Revenue Code."

About Miller & Chevalier

Founded in 1920, Miller & Chevalier is a Washington, D.C. law firm with a global perspective and leading practices in Tax, Employee Benefits (including ERISA), International Law and Business, White Collar and Internal Investigations, Complex Litigation and Government Affairs. Miller & Chevalier is a firm sharply focused on targeted areas that interact with the federal government. Over the past three years, the firm's Tax lawyers have represented nearly 40 percent of the Fortune 50 and Global 25, and 30 percent of the Fortune 100. For more information on the firm, visit

About International Tax Review and the Americas Tax Awards

Established in 1990, International Tax Review is a leading monthly publication on international tax strategy and cross-border tax issues. In June and July 2013, International Tax Review asked law firms and tax advisory firms to submit examples of their best work in M&A and capital markets tax transactions, tax disputes, indirect tax, restructuring and transfer pricing. Additional awards for the best deals and for the tax law and tax policy firms of the year were judged from these submissions. International Tax Review's editorial staff considered these submissions and information obtained through interviews with tax directors and peer interviews to compile shortlists and choose winners for each of the country and regional awards. The U.S. city areas include tax professionals based in the surrounding area within a 150-mile radius. The awards represent the views of the magazine about the leading tax advisers in the Americas based on their work in the past 12 months.


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