Washington, DC, January 3, 2019 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered today announced the election of Andrew L. Howlett as Member in the Tax Practice. The promotion was effective January 1.
“We are pleased to welcome Andrew into the firm’s Membership,” said Marc J. Gerson, Chair of Miller & Chevalier. “He has already made significant contributions to the Tax Department and the firm, and we look forward to his continued achievements as a new Member.”
Andrew L. Howlett has experience on a wide range of domestic and cross-border transactions with respect to federal income taxes, having advised clients on asset and stock purchases, joint ventures, mergers, recapitalizations, and spin-offs. He has helped clients understand and plan for the tax consequences of these transactions through drafting operative documents as well as through providing informal and formal advice, including written tax opinions. Howlett has worked with taxpayers to navigate key changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (2017), including with respect to the 20 percent passthrough deduction under section 199A and the interest deduction limitation under section 163(j). He has also represented taxpayers in federal income tax proceedings in front of IRS appeals and has negotiated favorable resolutions of disputed complex federal tax issues with the IRS. He earned a J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law and a B.A., with distinction in all subjects, from Cornell University.
“From the time Andrew joined the firm in May of 2012 he has worked on many of Miller & Chevalier’s most significant tax matters, assisting companies and individuals with a broad range of tax issues,” said George A. Hani, Chair of the Tax Department. “We are excited to welcome him as a Member in the Tax Department.”
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