Jeffrey A. Friedman: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Jeffrey A. Friedman

Partner
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202.383.0718

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • State and Local Tax
  • Tax Controversy & Litigation
  • Unclaimed Insurance Benefitss
  • Digital Economy
  • Appellate
  • Insurance
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0718
Fax: 202-637-3593
http://www.sutherland.com/People/Jeffrey-A-Friedman
 
University University of Maryland, B.S.
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Maryland School of Law, Managing Editor, The Business Lawyer, J.D., with high honors; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., with distinction
 
Admitted1995, Maryland; 2004, District of Columbia
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities
Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center's State and Local Tax course offered as part of its LL.M. program
Faculty Member, Council On State Taxation Income Tax School
Faculty Member, Tax Executives Institute's State and Local Tax School

 
BornNewark, New Jersey, June 7, 1967
 
Biography

Honored as Tax Lawyer of the Year in 2011 byState Tax Notes, Jeff Friedman provides sophisticated state and local tax planning, strategic advice and advocacy to numerous Fortune 100 and industry-leading companies. His comprehensive practice includes state and local tax planning, compliance, legislation and policy, and litigation and controversy matters involving income, franchise, sales and use and property taxes. Jeff's clients span a variety of industries, including e-commerce, energy, technology and telecommunications.

A recognized thought leader on state and local tax issues, Jeff works on high-profile and precedent-setting litigation and controversy matters across the country. These matters impact critical questions on nexus, apportionment, the Multistate Tax Compact and the equal protection, due process and commerce clauses of the United States Constitution. Jeff is also a well-respected advocate on issues of tax policy, including the taxation of digital economy transactions.

Prior to joining Sutherland, Jeff was a partner in KPMG's Washington national tax practice; served as an attorney-adviser in the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Tax Policy, where he assisted with the development of the U.S. government's position on domestic and international electronic commerce tax issues; and served as vice president and counsel of the Committee (now Council) On State Taxation (COST).

Selected Experience
Sutherland wins constitutional challenge of “excise tax,” which federal court affirms on appeal.

Sutherland advises leading online retailer about state tax issues.

Sutherland saves Fortune 100 tech firm $70 million in potential Washington State sales tax liability.

Awards and Rankings
State Tax Notes Tax Lawyer of the Year (2011)

Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of tax (2012-2014)

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of tax (2012) and tax controversy (2011-2012)

 
ISLN912251668
 

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MTC Uniformity Committee Prepares for UDITPA Regulations
Michele Borens,Jonathan A. Feldman,Jeffrey A. Friedman,Todd A. Lard,Marc A. Simonetti, July 29, 2014
On July 28, the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) Uniformity Committee tabled two projects to free up resources to work on apportionment regulations in anticipation of the full Commission vote later this week that could amend several key UDITPA sourcing rules.

Model Transaction Tax Overpayment Act Gains Traction at MTC
Michele Borens,Jonathan A. Feldman,Jeffrey A. Friedman,Ted W. Friedman,Todd A. Lard, July 29, 2014
On July 21, the Multistate Tax Commission’s (MTC) Uniformity Committee voted unanimously to send to the MTC’s Executive Committee a draft resolution recommending that the MTC endorse a model transaction tax act which, if enacted by the states, would limit frivolous lawsuits seeking to...

Multistate Tax Commission Targets Summer 2015 Implementation of Transfer Pricing Effort
Michele Borens,Jonathan A. Feldman,Jeffrey A. Friedman,Todd A. Lard,Carley A. Roberts, July 29, 2014
On July 28, the Arm’s Length Adjustment Services Advisory Group (Group) of the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) met for the third time at the MTC Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Group began this effort on June 2 and met again on June 25 in furtherance of a Summer 2015...

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Jeffrey A. Friedman

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980




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