Mr. Daniel G. Strickland



Daniel Strickland concentrates his practice in the area of federal and international tax controversy, representing taxpayers in all types of tax controversy matters. Daniel guides clients through IRS audits, prepares administrative claims and protests of IRS actions, and litigates tax and tax-related cases throughout the United States. Daniel’s experience covers a wide range of complex tax issues, including valuation, foreign and energy tax credits, classification of investment as debt or equity, judicial substance doctrines, and penalty defenses.

Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, Daniel served as a law clerk at the United States Tax Court for the Honorable Albert G. Lauber, the Honorable Elizabeth Crewson Paris, and the Honorable Michael B. Thornton. Daniel holds an LL.M in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center, where he attended on a merit scholarship.


Legal Alerts

Legal Alert: Proposed 163(j) regulations provide needed guidance to utilities (December 7, 2018)
On November 26, 2018, the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued much-anticipated proposed regulations (Proposed Regulations) under section 163(j) of the ...

Legal Alert: House bill proposes tax credit extensions for renewable energy, biodiesel and alternative fuels and other energy tax provisions (November 30, 2018)
On November 26, the House of Representatives released a tax bill (Extenders Bill) that, if enacted, would extend certain tax credits for the renewable energy and alternative fuels industries and ...

Legal Alert: IRS tells utility not to count its (deferred tax) chickens before they hatch (October 24, 2018)
The affiliated group of which a taxpayer-utility was a wholly owned subsidiary filed tax returns on which it did not claim bonus depreciation since the availability of bonus depreciation had ...

Legal Alert: IRS rules that a method of reflecting a federal income tax settlement in ratemaking violated the consistency rule of normalization (July 17, 2018)
In PLR 201828010, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considered the proper ratemaking treatment for reflecting the results of a federal income tax settlement. The taxpayer was a member of an ...

Legal Alert: The long-awaited “solar beginning of construction notice”-Notice 2018-59 provides guidance for solar and other section 48 ITC-eligible facilities (June 27, 2018)
On June 22, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued much-anticipated guidance to help developers of, and other industry participants in, solar, qualified fuel cell, qualified microturbine, ...

Legal Alert: IRS announces campaign to review corporate transaction costs (March 19, 2018)
New Campaigns AnnouncedOn March 13, 2018, the Large Business and International (LB&I) Division of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced five new compliance campaigns. The five ...

Legal Alert: IRS announces its “repair” of tangible property examinations (March 19, 2018)
New Campaigns AnnouncedOn March 13, 2018, the Large Business and International (LB&I) Division of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced five new compliance campaigns. The new ...

Legal Alert: No holding back: LB&I adds five new compliance campaigns (March 19, 2018)
On March 13, 2018, the Large Business and International (LB&I) Division of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced five new compliance campaigns. The announcement of these new campaigns ...

Legal Alert: Energy tax extenders package passed (February 13, 2018)
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (2018 BBA) passed by Congress and signed into law on February 9, 2018, extends and changes tax credits for the renewable energy, alternative fuels and nuclear energy ...

Legal Alert: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Take Three: A Methods-Based Review of the Senate’s Initial Draft of Tax Reform Legislation (November 28, 2017)
On November 2, 2017, the House Ways and Means Committee released a draft of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the House proposal). On November 9, Senate Finance Committee (SFC) Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) ...


Eversheds Sutherland Global Tax Brief (December 2017)
The Eversheds Sutherland Global Tax Brief is a collection of tax developments from our attorneys across the globe. We hope you enjoy this issue of the Brief and look forward to sharing more updates ...


Videocast: Tools of engagement-best practices to maximize certainty and minimize controversy (April 9, 2018)
The tax reform bill passed at the end of 2017, but Congress continues to propose and make changes to the Internal Revenue Code. Many provisions provided welcome relief; others created uncertainty. ...

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Tax
  • Federal Tax
  • International Tax
  • Tax Controversy & Litigation
  • Energy & Infrastructure

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202.383.0897  Phone
University Attended:
University of South Carolina, B.S.
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., with distinction; Charleston School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude; Research Editor, Charleston Law Review
Year of First Admission:
District of Columbia; North Carolina; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Activities

Member, American Bar Association, Section of Taxation
Practice and Procedure Committee Co-Chair, Federal Bar Association, Section of Taxation


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