Norton Rose Fulbright admits 2 new tax partners in the US: Robert Morris and Ron Scharnberg
Norton Rose Fulbright has promoted 14 lawyers to partner in the United States. 2 are tax lawyers:
Robert Morris focuses his practice on tax matters, with an emphasis on tax controversies. Rob represents taxpayers in all phases of tax controversies, from preparing for and handling IRS audits, to preparing protests and negotiating with the IRS Appeals Office, to litigating tax controversies when necessary. Rob also has assisted clients in utilizing the IRS Fast Track Settlement process and other alternative dispute resolution alternatives.
In addition to advising clients on substantive tax matters, Rob also provides practical and cost effective counsel to clients on day-to-day issues that often arise during an IRS examination or in litigation. These include matters of privilege, responding to IRS information document requests, and intervening in or defending summons enforcement proceedings. Rob also has advised clients concerning tax collection matters, and making voluntary disclosures to the IRS. Rob is a certified public accountant, and previously worked in the tax department of a “Big Four” accounting firm.
Ron Scharnberg’s practice focuses on advising clients on a wide range of tax matters, with particular emphasis on the federal tax planning and structuring of domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, tax-free reorganizations, spin-offs and divestitures, joint ventures, restructurings, financial instruments, and financing transactions. Ron is also involved in advising on equity and debt offerings, as well as the formation and operation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies and certain tax controversy matters.
Both new tax partners are based in the Houston office.