Rocco V. Femia is a member of Miller & Chevalier Chartered. Mr. Femia's practice focuses on international tax planning for domestic and foreign-based enterprises, and on assisting such enterprises in avoiding or resolving controversies with the IRS and foreign tax authorities involving U.S. international tax rules, transfer pricing, and U.S. tax treaties.
Mr. Femia is a former Associate International Tax Counsel at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Policy. While at the Treasury, Mr. Femia had responsibility for a broad spectrum of U.S. tax treaty and international tax regulatory and legislative matters. Mr. Femia was the principal staff attorney involved in the negotiation of the 2003 U.S.-Japan tax treaty, and had responsibility for regulatory and other guidance in the areas of intercompany transfer pricing, subpart F, and check-the-box. He advised senior officials on pending legislation regarding U.S. international taxation, and represented the interests of the United States at the OECD and other international organizations.
Mr. Femia writes and speaks regularly on a variety of international tax and transfer pricing issues, and is a former Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. Mr. Femia graduated, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 1995. He received his B.A. in Economics from Duke University in 1991.