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McDermott Will & Emery LLP
CHICAGO, IL 60606-0029
United States
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Work Department

Tax/State & Local Tax


Stephen (Steve) P. Kranz is a tax lawyer who solves tax problems differently. Over the course of his extensive career, Steve has acquired specific skills and developed a unique approach that helps clients develop and implement holistic solutions to all varieties of tax problems. He combines strategic thinking with effective skills for the courtroom, the statehouse and the conference room.

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Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > US taxes: contentious

McDermott Will & Emery LLP acts in IRS audits, administrative appeals, and trial and appellate litigation for high profile multinational clients, including numerous Fortune 100 companies. The department has strength in SALT matters and transfer pricing disputes, with key expertise in tax disputes in the digital market. Jane Wells May leads the department from Chicago. May focuses on SALT matters for major corporations in the manufacturing, retail, healthcare and energy industries, while Johnson has a practice focused on complex tax disputes, and has experience representing taxpayers in all stages of civil and criminal tax proceedings. Also based in Chicago is Catherine Battin, a SALT specialist with a history of defending internet sellers. Stephen Kranz, in Washington DC, is a key name for matters related to digital taxation, and has expertise in state tax reform. The San Francisco office houses Charles Moll, who is particularly active on SALT matters before the California tax authorities, and Troy Van Dongen, who is active nationwide, and has a background in property taxation. Boston-based Richard Call handles SALT litigation before administrative and judicial bodies.