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Tax Controversy Associate

Tax Controversy Associate
Huntsville, AL

Our partner in Huntsville, AL is seeking an associate with excellent academic credentials and 1-5 years of experience to join our nationally-recognized Tax Controversy practice group. The person hired for this position will work collaboratively with shareholders, associates, and other professionals to accomplish daily tasks and responsibilities. Tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Draft internal legal memoranda as well as briefs, and other documents for filing with federal courts and federal agencies including the Internal Revenue Service
  • Interact directly with agents and attorneys of the Department of Justice, IRS, other federal agencies, state taxing agencies and state regulatory bodies
  • Develop litigation skills through practice in federal district courts, the Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the United States Tax Court
  • Contribute to a broad range of tax matters including complex tax planning
  • Represent public and private companies in tax controversy matters
  • Support the practice group by performing general research and writing

The client's practice represents clients in all phases of civil and criminal tax controversy against the IRS. When handling federal and state tax controversy and litigation matters, we bring to the table over 70 years of diverse and extensive tax experience counseling high net-worth clients and business owners in complex tax issues and cases. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the benefits of joining a team of experienced lawyers and staff, including a competitive salary and benefits package in addition to ample training and professional development.

Position requirements

Personal skills/attributes

  • Must have excellent written communications skills to produce written work in a concise and effective manner
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to clearly communicate advice to clients and colleagues
  • Must have strong analytical skills and can offer unique perspectives on complex issues
  • Must be able to prioritize, delegate, and communicate progress on assignments

Technical skills

  • 1-5 years of legal experience 
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • JD is required

Other requirements

  • Should be licensed to practice law in the State of Alabama and be in good standing with the Alabama State Bar (or eligible to become licensed in Alabama)
Tax Controversy Associate Direct Hire Huntsville, AL