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Barton LLP Expands Its Tax Practice with the Addition of AmLaw 100 Partner, Alvan L. Bobrow

Barton LLP
New York, New York

Alvan focuses his practice on state and local, federal, and international taxation for clients in the financial services, manufacturing, e-commerce, entertainment, and media industries.

He advises international companies locating operations in the United States and counsels international and U.S. based businesses on treaty, permanent establishment, and constitutional nexus issues. Alvan has counseled high net worth individuals and celebrities in over 150 residency audits. His criminal defense practice concentrates on the investigations of both individuals and businesses in matters relating to tax fraud, unreported income, and tax shelter abuses.

Prior to going into private practice, Alvan was Vice President and General Tax Counsel for CBS, Inc. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, he advised the board and the C-suite on tax and legal issues in the rapidly evolving sectors and jurisdictions in which the business operated. He has considerable experience working with senior government officials and legislative committees across the country to develop statutory provisions, regulations, and administrative solutions to complex business challenges. He is credited as the principal drafter of the national multistate income apportionment rules for broadcasters.

Managing Partner Roger E. Barton commented, “Alvan will provide significant value to our transactional team, our private client group, and our regulatory investigations and enforcement practice through his substantial experience with complex tax structures and strategies on local, state, national, and international levels. We are pleased to have someone of Alvan’s experience and stature join Barton, and to add yet one more BigLaw brain to the team.”

Before joining Barton, Alvan was a partner at Akerman LLP and led the National, State, and Local tax group as a partner at Mayer Brown.

To learn more about Alvan, please read his full bio at or click here to download his contact info.

The general information contained herein is intended for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be, and should not be construed as, legal advice or legal opinion on any specific facts or circumstances.

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