Saturday, May 12, 2012
The ABA Tax Section May meeting concludes today in Washington, D.C. The full program here. Today's highlight is the presentation of the 2012 Distinguished Service Award to Phillip Mann (Miller & Chevalier, Washington, D.C.):
Mann is a former Chair of the ABA Tax Section. ... Under the administrations of Presidents Nixon and Ford, Mann served at the Treasury Department as Deputy Tax Legislative Counsel and Tax Legislative Counsel. ... A graduate of the University of Texas, Mann received both his B.B.A. and LL.B in 1962.
Tax Profs with speaking roles today include:
- Pro Bono: Update On Pro Bono Matters -- Cynthia Lepow (Loyola-New Orleans), Francine J. Lipman (UNLV)
- Sales, Exchanges & Basis: Is It Treated as a Sale? Lease? Financing? -- Bradley Borden (Brooklyn)
- Section Program: Eliminating Tax Debt Through Offer in Compromise or Bankruptcy -- Keith Fogg (Villanova), Willard Timm (Georgia State)
- Tax Practice Management: Avoiding Malpractice -- Michael Lang (Chapman)