Former IRS litigator joins Schiff Hardin
Jon Feldhammer has joined Schiff Hardin’s San Francisco office as a partner in the general corporate and securities group.
Feldhammer is a former IRS litigator, having served as a senior trial attorney in the office of chief counsel for six years and has been lead counsel in more than a dozen cases before the United States Tax Court.
Feldhammer’s practice focuses on federal and state controversy and tax compliance.
He has litigated a variety of issues, including valuation of assets in estate and gift taxes, international taxes and foreign reporting penalties, change of accounting method, like-kind exchanges under section 1031, residency issues, passive loss limitations, unreasonable compensation, and employment taxes.
Feldhammer also advises clients on complying with new tax rules and on correcting improperly reported transactions, such as offshore arrangements, navigating the IRS’ programme for offshore voluntary disclosure, among others.