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Steven L. Walker

Tax Lawyer
Law Offices of Steven L. Walker, PLC

Steven L. Walker advises clients on tax controversies and litigation with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Franchise Tax Board (FTB), and state and local taxing agencies. He also handles business tax issues. Steven is an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law in the LLM (Taxation) program, where he teaches Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties, and Bankruptcy Taxation. Mr. Walker was the Chair of the Taxation Section of the State Bar of California for 2014 - 2015. Mr. Walker is a former IRS Trial Attorney at the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, where he furnished legal advice and representation to the IRS on all matters relating to the administration and enforcement of the Internal Revenue laws, including audits, administrative appeals, collections and federal and state litigation. Mr. Walker also worked at the California Franchise Tax Board. He is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court, has 18 civil tax trials and numerous published United States Tax Court cases, and is a recipient of the IRS Special Act Award. Mr. Walker is a former partner at McDermott, Will & Emery, California, former Associate General Counsel of a publically-traded Silicon Valley company, and former attorney at White & Case LLP. M. Walker holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Davis, and a J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific.


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