Patrick Heck

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  • served as the Chief Democratic Tax Counsel on the Senate Finance Committee, where he served as a senior tax policy advisor to the Chairman and Democratic members of the Committee, and was responsible for developing and promoting tax law changes involving all aspects of the tax code, including corporate and international tax reforms, pensions, compliance issues, tax-exempt organizations, energy tax incentives, and taxpayer safeguards and protections
  • previously served as Chief Investigative Counsel on the Senate Finance Committee and was responsible for investigations and oversight.
  • previously served as Assistant Counsel to the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee, where he worked on a wide range of tax issues, with a particular emphasis on Internal Revenue Service and Treasury Department operations and on Congressional investigations.
  • worked in the Internal Revenue Service in the Office of Chief Counsel, where he focused on tax shelter litigation and TEFRA partnership issues.
  • was a partner in a major national law firm and was a senior manager for the Federal Legislative Services Group at a Big 4 accounting firm, where he advised clients on tax legislative issues.
  • holds B.S. degrees in Political Science and Economics from the American University, a J.D. from the University of Toledo, and an L.L.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.