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ROBERT HORWITZ Recognized for His Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Tax Law from the Orange County Bar Association Tax Section

We are very pleased to announce that our friend and colleague Robert Horwitz has been recognized for his outstanding contributions in the field of taxation by the Orange County Bar Association Tax Section.  

Robert has over 40 years of experience as a tax attorney specializing in the representation of clients in civil and criminal tax cases, including civil audits and appeals, tax collection matters, criminal investigations, administrative hearings and in civil and criminal trials and appeals in federal and state courts.  He has served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Taxation Section of the State Bar of California and was Chair of the Taxation Section for 2015-2016 year. He was previously Chair of the Tax Procedure and Litigation Committee of the State Bar Taxation Section.

Prior to joining Hochman Salkin Toscher Perez P.C., Robert served as a Trial Attorney with the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice, an Assistant United States Attorney in the Central District of California and was with a boutique tax controversy firm in Orange County, where he represented clients in civil and criminal tax cases in the U.S. Courts of Appeal, U.S. district courts, California superior courts, and before the Internal Revenue Service, the California Franchise Tax Board, the Board of Equalization, the Employment Development Department and the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board.

Robert has also represented clients in complex civil and white-collar criminal cases, including civil and criminal bank fraud, wind and thermal energy tax shelters, tax fraud and tax collection matters, trademark, trade secrets, securities, and insurance coverage cases. He was also appointed by the United States District Court in Los Angeles to represent a death row inmate in habeas corpus proceedings.

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