Biography

Bob Crnkovich is a member of Ernst & Young LLP’s National Tax Partnership Transactional Planning and Economics Group, where he advises on the taxation of partnerships, private equity, hedge funds, and real estate.  He returned to the firm after serving as Senior Counsel in the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Tax Policy (Office of Tax Legislative Counsel) in Washington, D.C., where he focused on partnership matters.

Professional Background

For over 25 years Bob has been on the faculty at Georgetown University Law Center, where he has taught two courses, Advanced Partnership Taxation and Private Equity & Hedge Funds: Taxation and Transactions.  A frequent lecturer, Bob has spoken at a number of conferences, including those sponsored by New York University, the University of Chicago Law School, the University of Virginia, the University of Southern California, the University of Alabama, the Practising Law Institute, the Tax Executives Institute, the American Bar Association, the Southern Federal Tax Institute, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  He has also written extensively in the partnership area, including co-authoring the Tax Management Portfolio on Limited Liability Companies and the following articles – The Non-Tax Implications of the Taxation of Partnership Options; When Might an OP in an UPREIT Be A PTP, and Why Should You Care?; Son of Boss Revisited; Castle Harbour Strikes Again; Partnership Conversions – Making Something Out of Nothing; CFC Stock Held by Foreign Partnerships – Confusion Galore; and New COD-AHYDO Legislation – Needed Relief Adds Complexity.

Bob is a member of the Washington, DC bar and earned accounting and law degrees from Marquette University and a masters of law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.