James Hartford Esq.

IRS Office of Chief Counsel
An Attorney with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel (Procedure & Administration), Washington, DC, James is former Of Counsel at Thompson Hine, LLP and a former Sr. Manager, National Tax Controversy and Risk Management Services Group at Ernst & Young, LLP. Additionally, Mr. Hartford is aformer associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and judicial clerk for Connecticut Appellate Court for the Honorable Judges Paul M. Foti and Barry R. Schaller. He is a member of the American Bar Association Tax Section, former vice-chair—Administrative Practice Committee and co-author of articles on IRS practice and procedure issues. James is a frequent speaker and commentator on IRS administrative procedure/litigation topics. He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia, and before the U.S. Tax Court.

LL.M. (Taxation), Georgetown University Law Center
J.D., Quinnipiac University School of Law cum laude
B.A., Political Science, Revelle College, University of California San Diego

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
648 T.M., Reportable Transactions (co-author)