Edward Froelich represents clients in audit and litigation and is the lead of the firm’s Federal tax controversy group. He is a former trial attorney of the Department of Justice Tax Division where he litigated numerous cases, including complex corporate refund cases. In private practice he continues to litigate cases and represents clients in administrative controversies at both the audit and appeals level before the IRS. His experience has been crucial to securing favorable resolutions of matters with the IRS Appeals Office and in the field. Ed represents domestic and foreign public companies, privately-held companies, partnerships, trusts, and individuals. Many of his clients are in the financial, technology, and real estate industries. He has successfully dealt with a variety of issues including international tax, transfer pricing, income tax accounting, employment tax, accounting method and penalty issues. Ed also regularly advises on privilege and work product questions and on various procedural issues including the obligation to file information returns such as those relating to many of the Form 1099 series, FATCA and employment taxes.
Ed is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel, which is a nonprofit professional association of tax lawyers in private practice, recognized for their excellence in tax practice and for their substantial contributions and commitment to the profession. He has been recognized by Legal 500 US in its “recommended” category and is ranked by Chambers USA. Ed is also the author of the United States chapters of The Tax Disputes and Litigation Review and The Transfer Pricing Review, both published by Law Business Research and is a co-author of BNA’s Privilege in Tax and Accounting Matters (T.M. 635) and The Section 7525 Tax Practitioner-Taxpayer Privilege and Related Issues (Accounting Policy and Practice Series No. 5511).Show More