Armando Gomez concentrates his practice on a broad range of tax matters that encompass transactional and planning situations, as well as tax controversies.
In recent years, Mr. Gomez has represented developers and investors in connection with various renewable energy projects. He also advises clients on the structuring and financing of other partnerships and joint ventures. In addition, he counsels on valuation and transfer pricing matters, at both the planning and controversy stages.
Mr. Gomez represents clients in federal and state tax controversy matters, including in connection with examinations, administrative appeals and special programs designed to reach expedited results, and in litigation before the United States Tax Court. He has advised clients in summons enforcement matters and in criminal tax investigations, and he also has acted as special tax counsel in connection with internal investigations on tax-related matters.
Mr. Gomez represents clients in administrative and policy matters before the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, including commenting on regulations, tax treaties and other tax policy issues, and in connection with applications for private letter rulings.
He advises clients on legislative matters, including commenting on proposed legislation, developing strategies for new legislative proposals and representing clients before the congressional tax writing committees. He also represents clients in connection with congressional investigations, including in the largest-ever congressional investigation of a single corporate taxpayer.
Mr. Gomez served as the chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation from 2014-15. He is a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel, co-chair of the National Conference of Lawyers and Certified Public Accountants and a member of the American Bar Association House of Delegates. Mr. Gomez frequently lectures on topics relating to partnerships and joint ventures, tax controversies, and tax administration matters.
Mr. Gomez repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Best Lawyers in America. He was named a “Tax Controversy Leader” in the International Tax Review’s 2015 Leaders Guide and also was included in Washingtonian Magazine’s 2013 and 2015 “Best Lawyers” list.