Armando Gomez is a tax partner with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, resident in the firm's Washington, DC office.
Mr. 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 advises clients in connection with structuring private equity investments and investments in renewable energy projects. In addition, he advises clients 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 also has represented clients in summons enforcement matters and in criminal tax investigations. Mr. Gomez 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.
Mr. Gomez 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 member of the National Conference of Lawyers and Certified Public Accountants, and a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. Mr. Gomez frequently lectures on topics relating to partnerships and joint ventures, judicial and regulatory anti-abuse doctrines, Circular 230, and tax administration matters.