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.

Representative Experience

  • 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

Languages

  • French

Education

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1995

  • cum laude
  • Georgetown Law Journal, Notes Editor

Cornell University, School of Engineering, B.S., 1990

Previous Experience

  • Covington & Burling, Associate (Tax)
  • McKinsey & Company, Engagement Manager
  • Clearbrook Financial, General Counsel

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

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