Miller & Chevalier has been widely recognized as one of the leading tax practices in the United States since its founding 100 years ago as the first federal tax practice. Chambers USA has repeatedly ranked the firm as a national leader in tax controversy, corporate tax, and tax-related government relations. As one client noted to Chambers, "They are absolutely stellar - extremely skilled and extremely competent." 

We earned that reputation by helping many of the world's leading companies with their most complex tax issues. We partner with our clients to provide integrated advice across the spectrum of federal taxation. The firm's tax policy practice works for our clients' interests before lawmakers and the Treasury Department. Our tax consulting practice handles the U.S. federal tax aspects of complex multinational transactions. Our tax controversy practice resolves clients' most difficult problems through IRS administrative processes. And our team of experienced tax litigators has litigated many of the most significant tax cases on record in courts across the country.

Our tax team brings to our clients extensive high-level government experience including stints at the IRS, the Treasury Department, the Department of Justice, the United States Tax Court and Congress. Our tax lawyers have a broad range of technical experience spanning financial products and structured finance, international tax, tax accounting, corporate tax, partnership tax, transfer pricing, excise taxes, tax policy, tax credits and incentives, taxation of natural resources, qualified plans, employee benefits, and withholding tax issues. This technical expertise is matched by our deep understanding of the way the tax laws are enacted, interpreted, and enforced.
 

  • Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service
  • Assistant Commissioner (Technical), Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Assistant to the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Acting Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service
  • Deputy Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service
  • Counselor to the Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service
  • Majority Tax Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means
  • Senior Counsel and Lead Economic Policy Advisor, Senior Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
  • Tax and Trade Counsel, Senior Member of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means
  • Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Attorney Advisor, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Honors Attorney, Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (International), Internal Revenue Service
  • Honors Attorney, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Staff Attorney, United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
  • Legislative Director, U.S. Senate
  • Associate International Tax Counsel, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Chambers USA: Tax Team of the Year, 2016
  • Chambers USA: Tax: Controversy (Nationwide), 2007 - 2020
  • Chambers USA: Government Relations: Specialist Tax Firms (Nationwide), 2019 - 2020
  • Chambers USA: Tax (District of Columbia), 2003 - 2020
  • Chambers USA: Tax: Corporate & Finance (Nationwide), 2020
  • Legal 500: Tax: Non-Contentious (U.S.), 2013 - 2020
  • Legal 500: Tax: International Tax (U.S.), 2013 - 2020
  • Legal 500: Tax: Contentious (U.S.), 2007 - 2020
  • Legal 500: Government: Government Relations (US), 2015 - 2020
  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms": Litigation - Tax (National), 2011 - 2020
  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms": Tax Law (National), 2010 - 2020
  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms": Litigation - Tax (District of Columbia), 2011 - 2020
  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms": Tax Law (District of Columbia), 2010 - 2020
  • International Tax Review "Americas Tax Awards": Americas Tax Policy Firm of the Year, 2012 - 2013, 2015 - 2016
  • International Tax Review "Americas Tax Awards": Washington, DC Tax Firm of the Year, 2013
  • International Tax Review "Americas Tax Awards": Washington, DC Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year, 2012
  • International Tax Review: World Tax (Washington, DC), 2012, 2014 - 2020 
  • International Tax Review: World Transfer Pricing (National), 2014 - 2020
  • International Tax Review: Tier 1 U.S. Firm, Tax Planning Survey, 2018