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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 con- nection 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 applica- tions 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 larg- est-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.


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


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