is a founding partner of Capitol Tax Partners, and has extensive experience in tax policy and tax planning.
previously served as the Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy for the U.S. Treasury Department during the Clinton Administration. In that capacity, he had supervisory responsibility at Treasury for policy decisions relating to all Federal tax matters, including the President's budget proposals, other legislation regulatory guidance, and tax treaties. Also he directly advised the President, the Secretary of the Treasury and other senior Administration officials on matters of tax policy and tax legislative strategy. He previously had served at Treasury as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy and the Tax Legislative Counsel.
before joining the Treasury Department, served from 1995 to 1997 as the Chief Democratic Tax Counsel of the Senate Finance Committee under Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY) and from 1992 to 1995 as Legislation Counsel to the Joint Committee on Taxation.