New York and Washington Partner John Barrie has been appointed chair of taxation of business entities for the New York City Bar, effective Sept. 1, 2017. The New York City Bar has 160 committees committed to advocacy and activity, as well as providing a network of valuable professional contacts for all practices and interest areas.

Barrie’s practice focuses solely in the areas of federal and state tax controversy and transactional matters. He regularly represents individuals and business entities in federal and state tax controversy matters, including before IRS Appeals Offices, the United States Tax Court, the United States Court of Federal Claims, United States District Courts, as well as in various state courts in state tax matters. Barrie has been a member of the American Bar Association Section on Taxation for many years and is a past vice-chair of the Tax Section. He is also a past chair of the District of Columbia Bar Tax Section. He is currently also an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center and NYLS.

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