• J.D.
    University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.A.
    Cornell University
    with distinction in all subjects
Mandarin Chinese

Andrew L. Howlett practices in the area of federal income tax with an emphasis on tax planning, tax-related transactional matters, and tax controversy.

Mr. Howlett provides counsel on domestic and cross-border corporate tax issues, including advice on asset and stock purchases, joint ventures, mergers, recapitalizations, and spin-offs.  Mr. Howlett has assisted taxpayers in planning and managing the federal tax consequences of complex transactions with respect to consolidated return, subpart F, debt-equity, and other significant federal tax issues through preparing operative documents and tax opinions, as well as providing informal advice.  He has also represented taxpayers in proceedings in front of IRS appeals, and has negotiated favorable resolutions of disputed complex federal tax issues with the IRS.

Mr. Howlett also advises individual taxpayers on federal tax matters, and has substantial experience with the IRS’s voluntary disclosure programs, including the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and the Streamlined Filing Compliance Program.

Additionally, Mr. Howlett has a substantial pro bono practice, including assisting 501(c)(3) organizations and individuals with a broad range of tax issues.

Before joining Miller & Chevalier in 2012, Mr. Howlett worked on domestic and cross-border transactional tax matters in the New York office of a global law firm. 

  • Washington, DC Super Lawyers®: Rising Star, Tax, 2017 - 2018

  • Member, Legal Aid Justice Center Advisory Council
  • Member, DC Bar Association Tax Section
  • Member, American Bar Association Tax Section
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • New York (inactive)
  • Texas (inactive)
Speaking Engagement

Andrew Howlett will speak at the Tax Executives Institute (TEI) Passthrough Taxation Seminar on December 5, 2018, in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Howlett will present, as part of a panel, "Advanced Planni

Scottsdale, AZ

Speaking Engagement

Andrew L. Howlett will be speaking at the Tax Executives Institute's (TEI) Portland Chapter meeting on September 13, 2018. Howlett will present an update on the federal tax policy.

Portland, OR

Speaking Engagement

Anthony G. Provenzano and Andrew L. Howlett will present during Tax Executives Institute's (TEI) Harrisburg CPE Meeting on June 19, 2018.

Harrisburg, PA


On November 26, 2018, the Department of Treasury (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued proposed regulations (Proposed Regulations) under section 163(j).1 The 2017 Tax

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