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Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Stephen A Kuntz

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United States: Tax

US taxes: contentious

Within: US taxes: contentious

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP advises clients on multi-jurisdictional competent authority disputes, audits, IRS appeals, summons enforcements and state and local property tax controversies. Robert Morris and Stephen Kuntz have been acting for global oilfield service company Baker Hughes in a Federal district court refund action related to the IRS’s disallowance of a $52m bad debt deduction in Houston. Morris and of counsel Charles Hall have been defending Bluescape Resources at the Tax Court against IRS determinations, which have disallowed around $800m in deductions and costs. The client portfolio also includes Vega Energy and Diamond Offshore Drilling. Jasper Taylor is another name to note. All attorneys mentioned are based in Houston. Since publication, Rob Kovacev had joined from Steptoe & Johnson LLP.

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