Robin Greenhouse Esq.

Partner
greenhouse_robin_2015
Robin L. Greenhouse is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP based in the Firm's Washington, D.C., office and a member of the Firm’s Tax Controversy Practice. U.S News and Best Lawyers named McDermott “Tax Litigation Firm of the Year” for 2014.

Robin represents businesses and individuals in resolving complex federal tax controversies through dispute resolution techniques including Fast Track Mediation, Pre-Filing Agreements, IRS Appeals and Post-Appeals Mediation and litigation. Over her 30-year career as a government and private practice litigator, she has litigated more than 100 cases in the United States Tax Court, United States District Courts, United States Courts of Appeals, United States Court of Federal Claims and United States Bankruptcy Courts.

Robin is a recognized authority on attorney-client, work product and tax practitioner privileges, and speaks and writes frequently on matters relating to tax litigation and IRS administrative practice and procedure.

Robin has the honor of being the second woman to serve as Chair of the Court Procedure and Practice Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Tax Section. She recently completed a two year term as Chair of the Committee on Appointments to the Tax Court of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation.

Robin is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2012; SuperLawyers since 2013, and Baltimore & Washington D.C.'s Top Lawyers in 2012.
Prior to entering private practice, Robin served as a trial lawyer with the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division, where she was honored with the Tax Division's "Outstanding Attorney" award in 1987.

Education:
J.D., Temple University School of Law (1984) cum laude
B.A., University of Maryland (1981) summa cum laude

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
625 T.M., Obtaining Information from the Government - Disclosure Statutes (co-author)