Tax & Accounting Authors

Michael Salama, Esq.

The Walt Disney Company
Michael Salama is the Vice President of Tax & Lead Tax Counsel for The Walt Disney Company (Burbank, CA). Previous positions include: senior manager, Washington National Tax Services Group,...

George Salter

Hogan Lovells US LLP
George A. Salter is an attorney and a partner at Hogan Lovells US LLP in New York who regularly represents individual accountants and foreign and domestic accounting firms in civil litigation and...

Lars Samuelson

Svalner Skatt & Transaktion
Dr. Lars Samuelson is a Director in the Stockholm office of Svalner Skatt & Transaktion. After obtaining an L.L.D. in fiscal law from Uppsala University in 1994, Dr. Samuelson worked with...

Andrés Sánchez López, Esq.

Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira S.L.P.
Mr. Sánchez began his career in the tax practice of Arthur Andersen Asesores Legales y Tributarios before joining Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira in 1998.

Michael I. Sanders, Esq.

Powell Goldstein LLP

Pilar Sansone Mata

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan
Pilar Mata is State Tax Counsel at the Tax Executives Institute in Washington, D.C., Prior to joining TEI in February 2015, Ms. Mata spent six years as Counsel in the law firm  of Sutherland Asbill...

John Sare, Esq.

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
John Sare is a partner in the tax-exempt organizations practice and the trusts and estates group of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP. Mr. Sare has extensive experience in the representation of...

Reto Savoia

Deloitte AG
Reto Savoia is Managing Partner and Tax Practice Leader for Deloitte in Switzerland. Reto is a Swiss international corporate tax specialist with more than 15 years of experience in the area of...

Bruce Schaeffer, Esq.

Law Offices of Bruce S. Schaeffer
Bruce Schaeffer is an attorney in private practice with offices in New York, N.Y. He concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, taxation, franchising, and securities fraud. Mr....

Timothy Schally, Esq.

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Tim Schally is Partner and Chair of the Michael Best & Friedrich LLP’s Taxation Group. Mr. Schally has extensive experience representing clients in connection with contested matters with the...

Allen I. Schiff

Fordham University, School of Business
Allen Schiff, a professor of accounting and taxation at the Fordham Schools of Business, recently wrapped up his term as accounting area chair. He continues to serve as director of the MBA...

Jonathan Schiff

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Dr. Jonathan B. Schiff is professor of accounting at the Silberman School of Business of Fairleigh Dickinson University. He has extensive consulting experience with top companies such as American...

Steven Schindler

Perkins Coie LLP
Counsel with the law firm of Perkins Coie, Steven Schindler represents individuals and families in personal and estate planning strategies that range from basic estate plans to sophisticated...

David Schizer

Columbia University School of Law
David M. Schizer is Dean Emeritus and the Harvey R. Miller Professor of Law and Economics; Co-director of the Richard P. Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy; Co-director of the...

Kristine Schlaman

KPMG LLP
Prior to her passing, Kristine K. Schlaman was a Senior Tax Manager with KPMG, LLP in their Washington National Tax Practice. Prior to joining KPMG, Ms. Schlaman was an Attorney-Adviser, Office of...

John Schmalz, Esq.

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
John G. Schmalz is a director in PricewaterhouseCoopers Washington National Tax Services. Mr. Schmalz consults with clients and practice offices on issues involving the federal taxation of...

John Schmehl, Esq.

Dilworth Paxson PLLC
A Partner, Chair, Tax Group, and Executive Committee Member at Dilworth Paxson LLP, John Schmehl advises clients on tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions; spin-off, split-off, and split-up...

Niklas Schmidt, TEP, Esq.

Wolf Theiss
Niklas J.R.M. Schmidt is head of Wolf Theiss’ firm-wide Tax Practice Group. He is admitted as both a lawyer and as a tax adviser. Before joining the firm, Niklas worked for several years at a "Big...

Mark N. Schneider

Mark N. Schneider is a Senior Fellow with Bloomberg BNA;  and retired tax partner with the Washington National Tax office of Deloitte Tax, LLP. 

Jeffrey Schoenblum

Vanderbilt University School of Law
Centennial Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Uniersity, Professor Schoenblum has established himself as one of the world's preeminent scholars and experts on cross-border private wealth transfers. In...

Mark Schuette

Duff & Phelps
Mark Schuette joined Duff & Phelps in 2012 as a Managing Director with over twenty five years of experience consulting with clients on business, accounting, tax and valuation issues. Prior to...

Daniel Schwartz, Esq.

Greensfelder Hemker & Gale, PC
Dan Schwartz is an Officer of Greensfelder Hemker & Gale, PC, and a former member of the Firm’s Board of Directors. He has practiced primarily in the employee benefits area since 1977 and has...

Jason D. Schwartz, Esq.

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
 An Associate with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, Jason D. Schwartz focuses primarily on tax issues relating to structured notes, derivatives, domestic and cross-border lending transactions,...

Eileen Scott, Ph.D.

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Eileen is an international tax services director with PricewaterhouseCoopers's Washington National Tax Services office, where she is a member of the firm's national inbound team, focusing on...

Joseph P. Sebik, CPA

Siemens Corporation
Joseph Sebik is CPA registered in New York and is a Director of Tax Reporting at Siemens Corporation where he is responsible for specialized tax reporting for tax-oriented leasing and financial...

Michael Sedlaczek

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Michael Sedlaczek is a Tax Partner in the Vienna, Austria office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he specializes in structuring national and global M&A transactions. He also advises...

Ellen Seiler Brody, Esq.

Roberts & Holland LLP
Ellen Seiler Brody, for more than 15 years, has represented U.S. and international clients on complex transactions. Working with multinational corporations, high net worth individuals, and foreign...

Scott L. Semer, Esq.

Torys LLP
Scott Semer is a tax partner in Torys’ New York office. He advises pension plans and Sovereign Wealth Funds on investments in the United States and around the world.      Scott has extensive...

Kavita Sethia Gambhir, Esq.

Deloitte Haskins & Sells LLP
  Kavita Sethia Gambhir is a Senior Manager (Transfer Pricing) with Deloitte in their Mumbai, India office. She has broad experience with more than 10 years in the field of transfer pricing direct...

Rajiv G. Shah

Rajiv G. Shah, B.Com, F.C.A., University of Bombay (1980), Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Member of International Taxation and Taxation Committee of Bombay Chartered...

James R. Shanahan

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
James R. Shanahan is a retired partner in the Washington National Tax Services office of PricewaterhouseCoopers where he served as the global leader of the firm's Research and Development...

David H. Shapiro

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
David H. Shapiro is a principal in the international tax practice of PwC, and is resident in the firm’s Washington National Tax office.  His practice focuses on the federal tax rules applicable to...

Minal Sharma , Esq.

Deloitte Haskins & Sells
Minal Sharma is a Senior Manager with Deloitte’s India team with significant experience advising clients on transfer pricing matters. She worked for over four years in the Firm's Corporate and...

Daniel N. Shaviro

New York University School of Law
The Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation and New York University School of Law, Daniel Shaviro is among the nation’s leading legal scholars on tax policy. Before entering law teaching, he spent three...

William G. Shenkir, Ph.D., CPA

University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce
William G. Shenkir is William Stamps Farish Professor of Free Enterprise at the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce. He was dean of the McIntire School from 1977 to 1992, and was...

David Shurberg

Ernst & Young LLP
David Shurberg is a partner in the Ernst & Young Transaction Advisory Services practice. He advises both domestic and international clients regarding tax issues arising with respect to...

Douglas L. Siegler, Esq.

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
A Partner with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, Doug Siegler provides sophisticated and practical solutions and strategies to individuals and families on estate planning and administration and the...

Klaus Sieker, Dr.

Flick Gocke Schaumburg
Klaus Sieker is a tax partner at Flick Gocke Schaumburg. He heads the Frankfurt office. His practice focuses on international transactions, re-organizations, joint ventures, transfer pricing and the...

Steven R. Sieker, Esq.

Baker & McKenzie LLP
Steven Sieker is a former law clerk to the Supreme Court of Canada and joined Baker & McKenzie's office in Hong Kong in 1998. His specialties are Hong Kong and regional tax advisory work and...

Gretchen T. Sierra, Esq.

Deloitte Tax LLP
Gretchen T. Sierra is Managing Partner-Washington National Tax — International Tax services in Deloitte's Washington National Office. She aids U.S. and foreign multinationals on a broad range of...

Sidney Silhan, CPA, CMA, MST, JD

Ernst & Young LLP
Sid Silhan, a National Tax Partner in Ernst & Young’s Indirect State and Local Tax Practice, resides in their Atlanta office. Sid is also the National Leader of Ernst & Young’s State...

Todd Simmens, CPA, Esq.

BDO
Todd Simmens is BDO’s National Managing Partner of Tax Risk Management. Todd is responsible for managing tax risk issues for the firm, including tax return preparer issues, client-related practice...

Marc A. Simonetti

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan
A Partner with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP in New York, Marc Simonetti’s practice focus is state and local taxation. From controversy to consulting, Marc advises clients on matters across...

Peter Sjögren, Esq.

PSSAB
Peter Sjögren is a Partner/Founder at Peter Sjögren Advokat AB, which was started in 2011. He concurrently the chairman of Moretime Professional Services AB, Navichain Solutions AB and PFC Clinic...

Georgiana J. Slade, Esq.

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Georgiana J. Slade is a partner in the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and is Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Group.      Ms. Slade focuses her practice...

Eric B. Sloan, Esq.

Deloitte Tax LLP
A Professor of Law at Georgetown Law, Eric Sloan is a principal with Deloitte Tax LLP.  He specializes in the use of partnerships and limited liability companies in domestic and cross-border mergers...

Annette B. Smith, CPA

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Annette Smith is a partner and leader of the Federal Tax Services group of the Washington National Tax Services (WNTS) practice, specializing in accounting method issues. In this role, she advises...

L. Murphy Smith

L. Murphy Smith, D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University; M.B.A., University of Louisiana at Monroe; B.B.A., University of Louisiana at Monroe (summa cum laude). Dr. Smith has worked as an auditor with an...

Pamela A. Smith, CPA, Ph.D.

Northern Illinois University
Pamela A. Smith, CPA, Ph.D., is the KPMG Professor of Accountancy at Northern Illinois University. She earned her MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas, Ph.D. from the University of North...

George H. Soba, Esq.

Deloitte Tax LLP
George H. Soba, is a Principal and founder of the Southeast Transfer Pricing Practice at Deloitte Tax LLP. He was formerly a Senior Attorney-Advisor in the IRS Brooklyn District Counsel Office where...

Horacio E. Sobol, CPA

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Horacio E. Sobol is a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. During his 22+ years with Pwc, Mr. Sobol has specialized in Taxation of Mergers and Acquisitions, General Corporate Taxation, and...

Celia A. Soehner, Esq.

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Celia A. Soehner is an associate at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP. She focuses her practice on advising public companies with respect to corporate governance, federal securities laws, stock...

Manuel F. Solano

Ernst & Young LLP
Manuel is the partner in charge of the International Tax Services (ITS) group in Latin America for Ernst & Young as well as the tax managing partner of Ernst & Young's tax subpractices in...

Kevin Spencer, Esq.

McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Kevin Spencer is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C., office.  He is a member of the U.S. & International Tax Practice Group...

Richard L. Spinogatti

Proskauer Rose LLP
Richard Spinogatti is a senior counsel in the Litigation Department of Proskauer Rose LLP. Rich has more than 40 years of experience in federal and state courts in New York and other jurisdictions...

A. L. (Lorry) Spitzer, Esq.

Ropes & Gray
A Partner with Ropes & Gray, Lorry Spitzer's practice focuses on the taxation of nonprofit organizations, especially colleges, universities and health-care organizations. Lorry previously worked...

Gary D. Sprague, Esq.

Baker & McKenzie LLP
A Partner with Baker & McKenzie, Gary Sprague, a 30-year veteran of international law, is a recognized leader in his field by Bay Area Lawyer Magazine, Best Lawyers in America, Northern...

Eva Stadler

WOLF THEISS Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG
Dr. Eva Stadler is a Senior Associate with Wolf Theiss in Vienna where she specializes in private clients, international tax law, taxation of financial instruments, tax planning of international...

Lisa M. Starczewski, Esq.

Buchanan Ingersoll Rooney PC
Lisa M. Starczewski is a shareholder in the tax section of Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney where her practice focuses on several areas of transactional tax law, including corporate and pass-through...

Sanford W. Stark, Esq.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
A Partner with Morgan Lewis, Sanford W. Stark focuses on federal tax controversy and litigation. He counsels on a range of complex domestic and international issues, including a substantial emphasis...

Samuel P. Starr, CPA, Esq.

Bloomberg BNA
Before joining Bloomberg BNA as a tax specialist consultant, Sam Starr served as a tax partner and Chief Tax Officer for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (USA).  During his years at PwC, Sam served as...

Ira B. Stechel, Esq.

Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP
A Partner and the Chair of the Tax Department in the New York office of Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP, Mr. Stechel represents corporate, partnership and individual clients in the areas of...

Thomas Steele

Morrison & Foerster
Senior Counsel with Morrison & Foerster, Thomas Steele has focused his practice for the last 25 years on state and local tax matters, including tax controversy matters. He has actively litigated...

David A. Stein, Esq.

Withers LLP
David leads the Withers LLP's Wealth Planning practice group in the US. His practice involves tax, trust and estate planning for wealthy US and international families, with particular emphasis on...

Reva Steinberg

BDO Seidman, LLP
Reva B. Steinberg, CPA, is a retired partner in the national SEC department of BDO Seidman, LLP where she was a key member of BDO's Derivative Implementation Group. Ms. Steinberg has served on...

Gregory E. Stern, Esq.

Law Offices of Gregory E. Stern
Greg Stern has been a practicing attorney since 1980. In addition to his private law practice, Greg is a Director and owner of SSA/Parenting Options and provides legal services for agency clients,...

Glenn L. Stevens

Franklin & Marshall College
Glenn L. Stevens taught finance courses at Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, from 1995 through his retirement in June 2007. Before serving on the Franklin & Marshall...

Thomas F. Stockdale, CPA

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Thomas Stockdale is a Director in the Federal Tax Services division of Washington National Tax Services, concentrating in inventory and accounting methods. His areas of specialization include...

Phillip A. Stoffregen, Esq.

KPMG LLP
Philip A. Stoffregen is a principal in the Detroit office of KPMG, and is the Firm’s international tax leader for industrial business. Mr. Stoffregen focuses his practice on international tax issues...

Christopher G. Stoneman, Esq.

Christopher G. Stoneman, B.A. (law), Cambridge University (1949); LL.B., University of Virginia (1957); M.A., New York University (1989); member, New York and Vermont Bars; lecturer, Vermont Law...

William P. Streng

University of Houston Law Center
Professor Streng received his bachelor's degree from Wartburg College and his law degree from Northwestern University School of Law. He teaches federal income taxation, corporate tax, international...

Joanne Su

Ernst & Young (China) Advisory Limited
    Joanne Su is a partner in the transfer pricing team in Ernst & Young's member firm in China.     Joanne has been a tax/transfer pricing adviser in China (to present), UK and Singapore since...

Matthew J. Sullivan, Esq.

Deloitte Tax LLP
Matthew Sullivan is a Director at the Washington National Tax Office of Deloitte Tax LLP.  Matt specializes in partnership taxation, with an emphasis on the use of partnerships in mergers and...

John E. Sullivan III, Esq.

Sullivan & Sullivan, Ltd
John E. Sullivan III is a founding member of Sullivan & Sullivan, Ltd.  His practice areas include asset protection planning, estate planning, business planning, related tax issues,...

Dirk J. J. Suringa, Esq.

Covington & Burling LLP
Dirk Suringa is a Partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Covington & Burling LLP, practicing in the areas of international tax planning and controversies.  Mr. Suringa advises clients...

Amy L. Sutton

Deloitte Tax LLP
Amy Sutton is Co-Managing Partner of the Passthroughs Group in the Washington National Tax Office of Deloitte Tax LLP and works in the Houston office. She specializes in partnership taxation with an...

H. Kirt Switzer, Esq.

Latham & Watkins LLP
Kirt Switzer is a tax partner in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices of Latham & Watkins.  His practice focuses on federal taxation of corporations and partnerships in a variety of US...

Thomas D. Sykes, Esq.

Gould & Ratner LLP
A Partner with Gould Ratner LLP in Chicago, Thomas Sykes focuses his practice on tax compliance and controversies, including tax litigation in all forums. He has a blue-chip, nationwide federal tax...