Steven Toscher is a tax attorney and principal of the law firm of Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Perez, P.C., Beverly Hills, California where he specializes in civil and criminal tax litigation. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern California, School of Accounting, where he teaches Federal Tax Procedure. Mr. Toscher is a Certified Tax Specialist in Taxation, the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and has received an “AV” rating from Martindale Hubble. He is a past Chair of the Taxation Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and served as the tax editor on the Editorial Board of the Los Angles Lawyer. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Toscher served as a Trial Attorney with the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice, where he received its Outstanding Attorney Award. He is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law and a former Internal Revenue Agent. Mr. Toscher is a frequent lecturer and author on tax controversy topics, including FBAR and other international enforcement matters. In addition to his many periodical publications, he is a co-author of Tax Management's "Tax Crimes" Portfolio.