Joseph Myszka > DLA Piper LLP (US) > Sacramento, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
SUITE 2400
SACRAMENTO, CA 95814-4428
United States

Work Department

Tax; International Tax Counsel; Tax Controversy and Disputes; Transactional Tax Planning; Consumer Goods, Food and Retail; Technology




Joe Myszka helps global companies solve tax problems, with a specific focus on resolving complex tax disputes and the US federal income tax implications of cross-border operations.

Joe advises clients at all stages of federal income tax disputes, including audit preparation and management, during administrative appeals, in alternative dispute resolution forums, and before the US Tax Court. He has extensive experience in resolving disputes involving transfer pricing, subpart F and foreign tax credit issues. He also has significant experience advising clients on high-technology tax issues, structuring international operations, cross-border transactions and developing global transfer pricing strategies. Joe assists clients in the high-technology, consumer products, medical device and financial service industries, among others.

Joe writes and speaks frequently on international tax topics. He is a co-author of the “Foreign Corporations” chapter of Federal Income Taxation of Corporations & Shareholders, the leading treatise covering US federal income taxation of corporations and shareholders. Joe also has an active pro bono practice, assisting children with special needs, foster children, and low income taxpayers.


Certified Public Accountant – State of California


J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law; M.B.A., Santa Clara University; B.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > US taxes: contentious

The tax dispute specialists at DLA Piper LLP (US) represent corporates and high-net-worth individuals on a broad range of tax mandates, including complex SALT and federal tax litigation, international transfer pricing disputes, and audit defense. Based in New York, practice co-lead Ellis Reemer is an expert in civil and criminal tax disputes at all court levels. He works alongside co-lead Diana Erbsen, who concentrates her work on federal and SALT tax controversy, as well as criminal tax matters. In Los Angeles, Michael Patton is a key resource regarding transfer pricing disputes and advanced pricing agreements. Boston-based Tamara Shepard specializes in handling appeals, both in the federal appellate courts and IRS appeals. Splitting his time between Silicon Valley and Sacramento, Joseph Myszka covers the intersection of international tax controversy and tax-efficient operation organizational work.