Philip (Phil) J. Levine focuses his practice on domestic and international corporate tax issues related to reorganizations, spin-offs, acquisitions and dispositions, and consolidated returns matters. He speaks frequently on these issues at seminars sponsored by bar associations and other organizations.
Previously, Phil served as deputy associate chief counsel and as assistant chief counsel of the Corporate Division of the Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), where he was responsible for determining the organization's position with respect to virtually all significant regulations, rulings, legislation and tax controversies on audit and in litigation relating to corporate taxation. He also selected corporate tax projects for inclusion on the annual Guidance Priorities List. In addition, he served as principal spokesperson for the IRS in meetings and public hearings regarding corporate tax issues.
Phil has played a leading role on behalf of his clients in a wide variety of matters, including representing: