Robin L. Greenhouse is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP based in the Firm's Washington, D.C. office and a senior member of the Firm's Tax Controversy Practice which was named "Tax Litigation Firm of the Year" for 2017 by U.S. News. Robin is recognized by Legal 500, Best Lawyers in America for Tax Law and Tax Litigation and Controversy, has an AV Preeminent rating for Legal Abilities and Ethics from members of the bar and judiciary, and is a Fellow in the American College of Tax Counsel.
Robin represents businesses and individuals in resolving complex federal tax controversies during audit, administrative appeals and in litigation. Robin has successfully resolved significant issues using Fast Track Mediation, Pre-Filing Agreements, and Post-Appeals Mediation. Over her distinguished career as a government and private practice litigator, she has litigated more than 100 cases in the United States Tax Court, United States District Courts, United States Courts of Appeals, United States Court of Federal Claims and United States Bankruptcy Courts.
Robin is a recognized authority on attorney-client, work product and tax practitioner privileges, and speaks and writes frequently on matters relating to tax litigation and IRS administrative practice and procedure.
Robin has the honor of being the second woman to serve as Chair of the Court Procedure and Practice Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Tax Section. Robin also served as Chair of the Committee on Appointments to the Tax Court of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation.
J.D., Temple University School of Law (1984) cum laude
B.A., University of Maryland (1981) summa cum laude
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
The Portfolio, No. 625, Obtaining Information from the Government — Disclosure Statutes, discusses the primary disclosure statutes providing access to IRS information