Jane C. Bergner

Jane C. Bergner: Attorney with Law Offices of Jane C. Bergner AV stamp icon
  • Managing Partner at Law Offices of Jane C. Bergner (2 Attorneys)
  • 1776 K Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20006
    View Jane C. Bergner's office location
  • Peer Reviews

  • Profile Visibility [ i ]
    • #926 in weekly profile views out of 55,147 Attorneys in Washington, DC
    • #45,940 in weekly profile views out of 1,822,356 total attorneys Overall
Attorney Awards


Trial Attorney, Review Section, 1967-1969, and Court of Claims Section, 1969-1974, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice. Chair, 1985-1991, Taxation Section, District of Columbia Bar (Best Section, 1985-1986). Chair, 1991-1993, Tax Audits and Litigation Committee, Taxation Section, District of Columbia Bar (Award for Best Section Community Outreach Project, 1992-93). Chair, 1991-1993, Subcommittee on Important Developments, Committee on Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties, Chair, 1984-1987, Subcommittee on Liaison with the Tax Court, Committee on Court Procedure, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association. Founding Member, Judicial Conferences of the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Preeminent AV Rated Attorney, Selected as one of "America's Most Influential Women," Forbes In-Flight Radio Network, 2006. Author: Chapter 50, "Tax Court Jurisdiction, Procedure and Practice," Mertens, Law of Federal Taxation; "Tax Court Practice" Volume 9, and "Court of Federal Claims Practice" Chapter in Volume 8 on National Courts, West's Federal Forms; "Income, Gift and Estate Tax Considerations Affecting the Ownership and Transfer of United States Savings Bonds," 19 Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal 135, (1994); "IRS Using Authority to Seize Qualified Pension Plan Benefits," 2 IRS Practice & Policy Bulletin 80, 11 Tax Management Weekly Report 79, 19 BNA Pension Reporter 307, 17 Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal 113, 2 IRS Practice & Policy Bulletin 208 (1992); "ESOPS and Other Applications of Section 6166," 10 Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal 111 (1985).

American College of Tax Counsel.

Areas of Practice (37)

  • Federal Income Tax
  • Federal Tax Controversies
  • State Tax Controversies
  • Federal Taxation
  • Income Tax
  • Individual Taxation
  • Employment Tax
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills
  • Living Trusts
  • Living Wills
  • Contested Wills
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Probate Taxation
  • Fiduciary Income Tax
  • Generation Skipping Tax
  • Probate Administration
  • Family Wealth Transfer
  • Trust Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Estate Administration
  • Decedent's Estates
  • Fiduciary Law
  • Tax-exempt Organizations
  • Nonprofit Tax Law
  • Civil Appeals
  • S Corporations
  • Family Corporations
  • Nonprofit Corporations
  • Incorporation
  • Estate Litigation
  • Wills and Probate
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Tax Planning
  • IRS Tax
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Taxation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202-470-5520  Phone
202-719-4031  Fax
University Attended:
Vassar College, A.B.
Law School Attended:
Columbia University, LL.B.
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; U.S. Tax Court; District of Columbia Bar; U.S. Supreme Court
American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Taxation; Litigation); Federal Bar Association; Washington, D.C. Estate Planning Council
Special Agencies:
Internal Revenue Service
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Washington, District of Columbia

Contact Jane C. Bergner

Required Fields

Required Fields

By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.