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Event Date Wed Jan 12 EST - Thu Jan 13 EST (in about 1 month)
Location D.C. Bar
901 4th St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
Region Americas
Details

Join this conference for two days of panel discussions focusing on legislative and regulatory updates on corporate, partnership and individual taxation, tax-exempt tax reform, international tax including the latest OECD developments, tax planning, compensation and benefits reform, health and welfare tax, employment tax, bankruptcy taxation, taxation of financial products, employment tax, tax controversy and more. If enacted, the Build Back Better Act’s tax-related provisions will be a particular focus of this year’s conference.

Each day will have two morning breakout sessions followed by a lunchtime plenary session followed by one afternoon breakout session. Wednesday’s plenary session will feature a “Legislative Update” with senior Hill tax staff while Thursday’s plenary session will feature a panel entitled “The OECD Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Latest Developments” with both government officials and industry experts. Panelists throughout the conference will include high-profile government officials from Treasury and the IRS, and staff of the House Ways and Means Committee, Senate Committee on Finance, Joint Committee on Taxation, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development along with experts from the private sector.

Speakers

2022 Speakers

PANELISTS:

Jeffrey Arbeit
Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Lindsay Kitzinger
Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

Ronald Dabrowski
Principal, KPMG LLP

Rose Jenkins
Senior Attorney Advisor, The Tax Law Center, New York University School of Law

Daniel McCall
Deputy Associate Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service

Nicole Field
Principal, Ernst & Young LLP

Todd Reinstein
Partner, Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP

Monte Jackel
Of Counsel, Leo Berwick, LP

Steve Rosenthal
Senior Fellow, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center

Cecily Rock
Senior Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Vivek Chandrasekhar
Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Tabetha Peavey
Attorney Advisor, The Tax Law Center, New York University School of Law

Beth Shapiro Kaufman
Member, Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

Jared Hermann
Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Danielle Rolfes
Partner, KPMG LLP

Gretchen Sierra
Principal, Deloitte Tax LLP

Derek Cain
Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Eileen Marshall
Partner, Cooley LLP

John Merrick
Special Counsel to the Associate Chief Counsel

Natan Leyva
Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP

Eric Sensenbrenner
Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Carol Wang
Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Shelley de Alth Leonard
Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Chye-Ching Huang
Director, The Tax Law Center, New York University School of Law

Kyle Pomerleau
Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Shelley de Alth Leonard
Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Chye-Ching Huang
Director, The Tax Law Center, New York University School of Law

Brian Galle
Professor of Law, The Georgetown University Law Center

Matthew Giuliano
Branch Chief, Branch 1, Associate Chief Counsel

Christopher Hyde
Attorney, Branch 1, Associate Chief Counsel

Elinor Ramey
Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Randall Thomas
Attorney Advisor, Branch 2, Associate Chief Counsel

Thomas Barthold
Chief of Staff, Join Committee on Taxation

Courtney Connell
Senior Tax Counsel, Republican Staff, Senate Finance Committee

Andrew Grossman
Chief Tax Counsel, Democratic Staff, House Committee on Ways and Means

Tiffany Smith
Chief Tax Counsel, Democratic Staff, Senate Finance Committee

Derek Theuer
Chief Tax Counsel, Republican Staff, House Committee on Ways and Means

Barbara Angus
Principal, Ernst & Young LLP

Lilian V. Faulhaber
Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Michael Plowgian
Counselor, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Audrey Charling
Senior Executive Tax Counsel, Transactional Planning and M&A, General Electric Company

Patrice Mano
Partner, Deloitte Tax LLP

Ross Margelefsky
Legislation Tax Accountant, Joint Committee on Taxation

Tax Policy Advisor
Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Lena Hines
Principal, Ernst & Young LLP

Jeffrey Maddrey
Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Julie Hanlon-Bolton
Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (Income Tax & Accounting), Internal
Revenue Service

Jacob Goldin
Associate Professor of Law, Stanford Law School

Elaine Maag
Principal Research Associate, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center

Nina Olson
Executive Director, Center for Taxpayer Rights

Robin Tuczak
Senior Program Analyst, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service

Megan Christensen
Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Scott DeMartino
Partner, Dentons LLP

Mike Sanders
Partner, Blank Rome LLP

Caroline Ciraolo
Partner, Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP

Miriam Fisher
Partner, Latham & Watkins, LLP

Azeka Abramoff
Special Counsel, Associate Chief Counsel (International), Internal Revenue Service

Jared Hermann
Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Douglas Poms
Principal, KPMG LLP

Wade Sutton
Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Graham Magill
Partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP

Jeffrey Vogel
Principal, KPMG LLP

Benjamin Rippeon
Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Andrea Whiteway
Principal, Ernst & Young LLP

Christa Bierma
Principal, Ernst & Young LLP

Clare Diefenbach
Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Rhonda Migdail
Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Laura Warshawsky
Branch Chief, Qualified Plans Branch 1, Office of the Associate Chief
Counsel

Peter Merkel
Branch Chief, Branch 5, Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (International), Internal Revenue Service

Nita Asher
Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Lori Hellkamp
Partner, Jones Day

Kristine Roth
Senior Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Stephen Shay
Senior Tax Fellow, Boston College Law School

Devon Bodo
Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Austin Diamond-Jones
Senior Technical Reviewer, Branch 1, Office of the Associate Chief Counsel

Timothy Shuman
Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Laura Williams
Branch Chief, Branch 4, Office of the Associate Chief Counsel Internal Revenue Service

Audrey Ellis
Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Jon Finkelstein
Principal, KPMG LLP

Monisha Santamaria
Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Sydney Gernstein
Branch Chief, Employment Tax Branch 1, Associate Chief Counsel

Megan Marlin
Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Danchai Mekadenaumporn
Attorney, Employment Tax Branch 1, Associate Chief Counsel

Amber Salotto
Senior Manager, Deloitte Tax LLP

Mikhail Zhidkov
Attorney Advisor, Employment Tax Branch 1, Associate Chief Counsel

John Eliason
Partner, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Keith Martin
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Kashi Way
Senior Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Itai Grinberg
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Multilateral Taxation, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury

L.G. “Chip” Harter
Senior Policy Advisor, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Pascal Saint-Amans
Director of the Center for Tax Policy and Administration, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Robert Stack
Managing Director, Deloitte Tax LLP

Mike Williams
Director, Business and International Tax, HM Treasury United Kingdom

Mindy Herzfeld
Professor of Tax Practice, University of Florida Frederic C. Levin College of Law

Joshua Odintz
Partner, Holland & Knight LLP

Jeffrey Arbeit
Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation

Rebecca Lee
Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Lisa Zarlenga
Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Erin Collins
National Taxpayer Advocate, Taxpayer Advocate Service, Internal Revenue Service

Maria Dooner
Practitioner-in-Residence, Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic, Washington College of Law, American University

Jacqueline Lainez Flanagan
Visiting Associate Professor and Acting Director, Janet R. Spragens

William Fischer
Attorney, Health and Welfare Branch, Associate Chief Counsel, Employee Benefits, Exempt Organizations, and Employment Taxes, Internal Revenue Service

Katherine Johnson
Senior Counsel, Health Policy, American Benefits Council

Kevin Knopf
Senior Technical Reviewer, Health and Welfare Branch, Associate Chief Counsel, Employee Benefits, Exempt Organizations, and Employment Taxes, Internal Revenue Service

Rachel Leiser Levy
Associate Chief Counsel, Employee Benefits, Exempt Organizations, and Employment Taxes, Internal Revenue Service

Diana McDonald
Senior Policy Advisor, Groom Law Group, Chartered

Megan Hickman
Special Counsel to the Associate Chief Counsel (International), Internal Revenue Service

Shay Dvoretzky
Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Gilbert Rothenberg
Former Chief, Appellate Section, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice and Adjunct Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, American University

MODERATORS:

Edward Beckwith
Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP

William Alexander
Of Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Chris Trump
Principal, Deloitte Tax LLP

Alexandra Thornton
Senior Director, Tax Policy, Center for American Progress

Bridget Weiss
Partner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Janice Mays
Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Brian H. Jenn
Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Eric Solomon
Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Mark Price
Principal, KPMG LLP

Fred Goldberg, Jr.
Of Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP

Michael Desmond
Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Loren Ponds
Member, Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Andrew Dubroff
Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Robert Honigman
Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Dominic DeMatties
Partner, Thompson Hine LLP

David Noren
Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Scott Levine
Partner, Jones Day

Jennifer Ray
Principal, Deloitte Tax LLP

Ligeia Donis
Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC

Ligeia Donis
Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC

Shariff Barakat
Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Manal Corwin
Principal, KPMG LLP

Pam Olson
Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Amie Colwell Breslow
Of Counsel, Jones Day

Christine Spiedel
Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Federal Tax Clinic, Charles Widger School of Law, Villanova University

Viv Hunter Turner
Principal, Groom Law Group, Chartered

Joseph Judkins
Partner, Baker McKenzie LLP

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsor and Partner

• DC Bar Taxation Community