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Chambers USA 2022 Recognizes Hochman Salkin Toscher Perez P.C.

HOCHMAN SALKIN TOSCHER PEREZ P.C. is proud to be recognized by Chambers and Partners as one of only three top tier law firms in its U.S. 2022 High Net Worth Guide in the category of Tax: Private Client. High Net Worth Guide Rankings

Chambers states that HOCHMAN SALKIN TOSCHER PEREZ P.C., is “a superb firm for tax controversy matters” Additional sources add: “They have an excellent team of highly qualified practitioners that are well versed on the law. I would happily refer a matter to them.” “They are a very talented group of practitioners that are leaders in the tax controversy space. That firm is absolutely amazing.”

In addition to the recognition of the firm, Steven Toscher and Sandra R. Brown were named top tier lawyers, along with their partner, Dennis Perez, who was also highly ranked in the 2022 High Net Worth Guide Tax: Private Client USA Rankings.

Steven Toscher is “one of the most knowledgeable lawyers around when it comes to tax controversy matters. I would refer a client to him in a heartbeat,” states an interviewee, and another concurs: “He is a very good lawyer; he has a fantastic reputation in the market. He is very skilled, intelligent and someone I would gladly refer a matter to if I were conflicted.” Toscher has a fantastic reputation for controversial tax matters. A source remarks: “Steve Toscher is an extraordinary lawyer. He is extremely intelligent, a great advocate for his clients and he has so much expertise.”

Our managing partner, Mr. Toscher, has been representing clients for almost 40 years before the Internal Revenue Service, the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Offices of the United States Attorney, numerous state taxing authorities and in federal and state court litigation and appeals. He is Certified Specialist in Taxation, the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, and is often ranked in California as well as nationwide as a top tax lawyer including being honored by the Taxation Section of the California State Bar with the 2017 Joanne M. Garvey Award.  

Dennis Perez represents high net worth clients in domestic tax examinations and administrative appeals. “He is one of the strongest practitioners in the country on the foreign reporting space,” says an interviewee, while another adds: “He’s a great practitioner. He is definitely somebody I can recommend in this area.

A former senior trial attorney with the IRS District Counsel in Los Angeles, California, Mr. Perez has, for more than 35 years, represented and advised clients in foreign and domestic civil tax examinations and administrative appeals where substantial civil income tax and penalty issues may arise, and he has extensive experience in representing clients in criminal tax fraud investigations and prosecutions. He is also a Certified Specialist in Taxation, the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Perez is the first ever recipient of the Los Angeles Lawyer Sam Lipsman Service Award.

Sandra R. Brown represents high net worth individuals in a broad range of tax investigations. A market source says: “She is a very good attorney. She is knowledgeable, technical and knows her stuff.” Another remarks: “Sandra Brown is exceptional. She has a wealth of experience, she is really clever and a very good strategist. I would happily refer a case to her.”

In her more than 30 years as a tax litigator, Ms. Brown has a vast expanse and depth of experience in complex civil and criminal tax matters, having personally handled over 2,000 cases before the United States District Courts, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Bankruptcy Court, the United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel and the California Superior Court. Those cases included nationally significant civil tax cases such as two Supreme Court decisions and a multitude of published 9th Circuit decisions. Ms. Brown has her LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Denver, served as the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California, Chief of the Tax Division, and, in 2021, was named a Top Women Lawyer in California.

HOCHMAN SALKIN TOSCHER PEREZ P.C., enjoys an unparalleled reputation for excellence and integrity in the tax community. For more than 60 years, the firm has been serving clients throughout the United States with federal and state civil tax litigation, defense of criminal tax prosecutions, all forms of tax disputes with the federal, state and local taxing authorities, white collar criminal defense, estate and business planning, and business transactions. More information about the firm and our attorneys is available at https://www.taxlitigator.com/

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