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
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.
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 1997
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1994
A.B., Duke University, 1991
District of Columbia
Internal Revenue Service, Attorney-Advisor (1994-1996)
National Commission on Restructuring the Internal Revenue Service, Chief Counsel (1996-1997)
Board Member, The Constitution Project