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Armando Gomez

Armando Gomez

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Armando Gomez concentrates his practice on a broad range of tax matters. He advises clients on the structuring and financing of U.S. and international partnerships, joint ventures and other cross-border transactions. Mr. Gomez also represents clients in connection with structuring private equity investments and investments in renewable energy projects. In addition, he counsels on valuation and transfer pricing matters, at both the planning and controversy stages.

Mr. Gomez represents clients in federal and state tax controversy matters, including in connection with examinations, administrative appeals and special programs designed to reach expedited results. He has advised clients in summons enforcement matters and in criminal tax investigations, and he also has acted as special tax counsel in connection with internal investigations on tax-related matters.

Mr. Gomez represents clients in administrative and policy matters before the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, including commenting on regulations, tax treaties and other tax policy issues, and in connection with applications for private letter rulings.

He also advises clients on legislative matters, including commenting on proposed legislation, developing strategies for new legislative proposals and representing clients before the congressional tax writing committees. In this regard, he has represented several clients in connection with congressional investigations, including in the largest- ever congressional investigation of a single corporate taxpayer.

Mr. Gomez is chair-elect of the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation. He is a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and a member of the National Conference of Lawyers and Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Gomez frequently lectures on topics relating to partnerships and joint ventures, tax controversies, and tax administration matters.

Mr. Gomez repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Best Lawyers in America. He also was included in Washingtonian Magazine’s 2013 “Best Lawyers” list.

Education

LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 1997
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1994
A.B., Duke University, 1991

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
Illinois

Government Service

Internal Revenue Service, Attorney-Advisor (1994-1996)
National Commission on Restructuring the Internal Revenue Service, Chief Counsel (1996-1997)

Community Activities

Board Member, The Constitution Project
Armando Gomez is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Detection & Dissection: How The IRS Identifies and Combats Tax Shelters and Regulates Those Who Advise on Aggressive Transactions - The Partnership Tax Practice Series , Friday, September 24, 2010
Detection & Dissection: How the IRS Identifies and Combats Tax Shelters and Regulates Those Who Advise on Aggressive Transactions - The Corporate Tax Practice Series , Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Web Segment  Web Segment Exploring the Limits of the Evolving Economic Substance, Business Purpose and Related Doctrines - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Monday, October 21, 2013
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013: Exploring the Limits of the Evolving Economic Substance, Business Purpose and Related Doctrines - Exploring the Limits of the Evolving Economic Substance, Business Purpose and Related Doctrines , Tuesday, October 22, 2013
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013:Exploring the Limits of the Evolving Economic Substance, Business Purpose and Related Doctrines - Exploring the Limits of the Evolving Economic Substance, Business Purpose and Related Doctrines , Tuesday, October 22, 2013
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Friday, November 01, 2013 , New York, NY
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