Tax (Law) in New York
One Thomas Circle NW, Suite 1100, Washington, D.C., 20005-5802
About Caplin & Drysdale
Caplin & Drysdale is a leading provider of the full range of tax, litigation and political law legal services to corporations, individuals, and nonprofits throughout the United States and around the world. With office locations in Washington, D.C. and New York, we advise accounting firms, financial institutions, law firms, public affairs consultancies, and other professional services organizations. The firm’s reputation over the years has earned us the trust and respect of clients, industry peers, and government agencies.
Our lawyers' strong tactical and problem-solving skills—combined with substantial experience handling a variety of complex, high stakes, matters in a boutique environment—make us one the nation's most distinctive law firms. Please visit us at http://www.capdale.com/ for more information.
Caplin & Drysdale's core practice areas include:
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Mark D. Allison is a Member in Caplin & Drysdale's New York office. He serves on the Firm's Board of Directors and is the Firm's Administrative Member in the New York Office. Mr. Allison’s clients include multinational corporations, financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds, global high-net-worth individuals, and professional athletes and entertainers. He has substantial industry experience in financial services, healthcare, utilities, and infrastructure.
Mr. Allison's practice involves complex federal, state, and cross-border tax controversy and litigation matters; related civil, criminal, and regulatory proceedings; and internal investigations. In this context, he represents clients in various proceedings before the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Attorneys' Office, and other government regulators. An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Allison has litigated before the U.S. Courts of Appeals, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and in bench and jury trials in federal district court. Recently, Mr. Allison was appointed by the US District Court for the Southern District of New York as lead counsel for all defendants in the nationwide multidistrict litigation brought by the Danish tax authorities (SKAT) against approximately 200 US pension plans and related parties relating to claims for dividend tax withholding.
Mr. Allison uses his tax controversy background to uniquely advise clients in a range of transactional and planning settings, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; private equity, hedge fund and real estate investments; bankruptcy and other restructurings; transfer pricing; and estate and gift tax issues. His work also involves pre- and post-transaction review and analysis of potential tax disputes for purposes of ASC 740, Schedule UTP, and other regulatory reporting and internal risk management, as well as the tax treatment and implications of non-tax litigation and investigations.Show more +