Ben Lieber is the Managing Partner of the firm. Mr. Lieber has extensive experience in both business and law and the intersection of the two, having practiced as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, a tax attorney at Covington & Burling, and as General Counsel of several private companies. Mr. Lieber is also a member of the firm’s Tax practice, advising companies on international and domestic transactions, as well as assisting clients with general tax planning. He also advises on Foreign Agents Registration Act issues.
- Member of three-attorney team establishing the right to a $100 million tax refund in large foreign tax credit case (IBM v. United States, 38 Fed. Cl. 661 (1997) (granting partial summary judgment))
- Part of the legal team orchestrating the Cleveland Browns move to Baltimore and the subsequent award of an NFL expansion franchise to the city of Cleveland
- Negotiated with numerous city and state revenue agencies over the tax treatment of professional athletes and professional sports teams
- Represented mutual fund interests in the drafting and passage of new investment company legislation in the State of Missouri
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Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
- cum laude
- Georgetown Law Journal, Notes Editor
Cornell University, School of Engineering, B.S.
- Covington & Burling, Associate (Tax)
- McKinsey & Company, Engagement Manager
- Clearbrook Financial, General Counsel
- District of Columbia