Senior tax lawyer, practicing federal tax law since 1982. Has one of the nation's premier federal tax dispute resumes, which has been called "phenomenal." Formerly with the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice, in DC; formerly a federal prosecutor; formerly a partner with a DC tax boutique and two ultra-large law firms in Chicago. Has litigated perhaps three or four billion dollars worth of federal tax cases; led the successful effort to recover about $2 billion for the nation's teaching hospitals. Moved to Seattle area in 2019, following spouse's career. Practices federal tax law nationwide, and state tax law in Wisconsin, Illinois, and DC.