Marc Countryman is a Partner in the National Tax Mergers and Acquisitions group, Transaction Advisory Services practice, of Ernst & Young LLP, San Francisco, CA. His practice focuses on the federal income taxation of corporations.
Marc previously served as Associate Tax Legislative Counsel and an Attorney-Advisor in the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Policy. In that capacity, his principal responsibilities included, among others, developments in the taxation of corporations, consolidated returns, and certain international tax matters. He was also a frequent speaker, representing the Treasury Department at various tax conferences sponsored by the ABA, DC Bar Association, NYSBA, and PLI.
Prior to joining the Treasury Department, Marc served as a Senior Technician Reviewer at the Internal Revenue Service, Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate). Prior to joining the government he was a Senior Tax Manager at Deloitte Tax LLP in Chicago.
Marc is a graduate of the University of Minnesota (B.S. Accounting, 1992), and Loyola University Chicago School of Law (J.D., 1997).