Andrew Strelka is a counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Tax Practice.
Mr. Strelka brings a broad array of government experience to the firm, having previously worked at the IRS, the Washington, D.C. US Attorney’s Office, the Department of Justice Tax Division (DOJ), and the Office of the White House Counsel, where he advised the highest government officials on sensitive federal tax matters. While with the DOJ, he received the 2013 Tax Division Outstanding Attorney Award and 2012 FBA Younger Federal Lawyer Award.
Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Strelka served as counsel at a local law firm where he represented taxpayers in all manner of tax litigation and tax controversy, specializing in district court tax litigation, IRS appeals, summonses and enforcement, exempt organizations, Administrative Procedure Act issues, and federal excise tax issues. His industry experience includes oil and gas, international financial institutions and private equity.
Mr. Strelka is on the Editorial Board for The Federal Lawyer, serves as an Associate for the J. Edgar Murdock Inn of Court and was the National Chair of the FBA Section on Taxation from 2013 – 2014.
Mr. Strelka is a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee.
LL.M., in Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center, 2010
J.D., American University, 2008
B.A., in Economics, University of Virginia, 2002
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