Overview


Peter L. Faber focuses his practice on corporate and business tax planning and controversy work involving federal, state and local taxes. His clients include Aetna, Inc., Goldman Sachs, Loews Corporation, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Morgan Stanley, Starbucks and The New York Times Company.

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Results


  • Represented Aetna, Inc., in litigation before the New York City Tax Appeals Tribunal establishing that its health maintenance organization (HMO) subsidiary was an insurance company and, hence, exempt from New York City corporation income tax
  • Represented a consortium of investment banks and financial service firms with respect to New York State sales tax legislation relating to Dodd-Frank restructurings

Recognitions


  • The Best Lawyers in America, 1987 to 2019, leading tax lawyer in Tax Law and Litigation and Controversy – Tax
  • Chambers USA, 2007 to 2018, leading tax controversy lawyer and leading tax lawyer in New York
  • The Legal 500 United States, 2010 to 2018

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Community


  • American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, served as chairman
  • American College of Tax Counsel, regent
  • New York City, member of the advisory committee of the Tax Department and the Tax Appeals Tribunal

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Credentials


Education
Harvard Law School, LLB, cum laude
Swarthmore College, AB, high honors

Admissions
New York

Peter L. Faber

Insights & Events / Media

New York / Speaking Engagements / December 6 , 2018

Philadelphia, PA / Speaking Engagements / October 30, 208

Philadelphia, PA / Speaking Engagements / October 26, 2018

Phoenix, AZ / Speaking Engagements / October 24, 2018

Nashville, TN / Speaking Engagements / October 17, 2018

Law360 Tax Authority / October 16, 2018

New York / Speaking Engagements / October 10, 2018

New York, NY / Speaking Engagements / October 9, 2018

Atlanta, Georgia / Speaking Engagements / October 4-6, 2018

New York, New York / McDermott Event / September 25, 2018

New York, New York / McDermott Event / May 15, 2018

Washington, District of Columbia / Speaking Engagements / May 11, 2018

New York, New York / Speaking Engagements / March 13, 2018

New York, New York / Speaking Engagements / March 13, 2018

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / February 20, 2018

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / September 18, 2017

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / July 17, 2017

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / July 17, 2017

Bloomberg BNA Daily Tax Report / April 26, 2017

New York, New York / Speaking Engagements / March 21, 2017

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / March 6, 2017

Chicago, Illinois / Speaking Engagements / February 27, 2017

Tax Notes / State Tax Notes / January 23, 2017

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / January 4, 2017

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / December 27, 2016

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / December 9, 2016

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / September 19, 2016

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / September 19, 2016

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / July 18, 2016

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / June 20, 2016

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / June 13, 2016

Tax Notes / Worldwide Tax Daily / June 7, 2016

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / April 25, 2016

Tax Notes/State Tax Today / February 8, 2016

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / January 26, 2016

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / January 19, 2016

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / December 29, 2015

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / November 2, 2015

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / October 26, 2015

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / September 8, 2015

Tax Notes/State Tax Today / August 3, 2015

Addressing Sales Tax Issues in Corporate Acquisitions

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / June 15, 2015

Negotiating a Closing Agreement With a Department of Revenue

Tax Notes / State Tax Today / March 18, 2015

Logic vs. the Statute: When Federal Conformity Makes No Sense

State Tax Notes / September 22, 2014

Defending an Equitable Apportionment Case, Redux

The Tax Analysts Blog, taxanalysts.com / August 11, 2014

Beyond Gaied: Where Does the Case Take Us?

Tax Notes / January 22, 2014

Defending an Equitable Apportionment Case

Tax Notes / January 13, 2014

The Tax Lawyer Opinion Debate Continues

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