Edward Froelich represents clients in audit and litigation on all Federal tax issues. 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 litigation experience has been crucial to securing favorable resolutions of matters with the IRS and the Department of Justice. His representation is varied and includes large 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, employment withholding, research credit, and accounting method issues. He also regularly defends clients against a variety of civil tax penalties including delinquency and accuracy-related penalties and advises on privilege and work product questions. He also advises on related procedural issues including obligation to file information returns such as those relating to foreign assets and transactions, employment taxes or payment card transactions.
Mr. Froelich 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. Mr. Froelich 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 The Section 7525 Tax Practitioner-Taxpayer Privilege and Related Issues (Portfolio 5511) and of the upcoming BNA portfolio on privileges and protections.
Edward Froelich has been recognized by both The Legal 500 US and Chambers USA. He has been named as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA from 2013-2019. In 2018, Mr. Froelich was listed by The Legal 500 US in the “Recommended” category and has been listed in Chambers USA in the area of Tax: Controversy.
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