Winston and Strawn’s Chair of Tax Controversy and Litigation Group Joins Steptoe & Johnson

First-Chair Trial lawyer Larry Hill, one of the nation’s preeminent tax litigators, has joined Steptoe & Johnson in New York from Winston & Strawn. He joins the firm as a partner and co-head of its tax controversy practice. Hill focuses his practice on the resolution of complex domestic and cross-border civil tax disputes through the IRS administrative process and litigation. He has represented numerous major banks, other federal financial service companies, multinational corporations and high net-worth individuals in tax-related disputes. Hill, who has tried more than 20 tax cases, also represents clients in high-profile white-collar investigations and criminal cases. He has led the national and global tax controversy practices at several Am Law 100 firms. Earlier in his career, he served at the IRS, where he was a trial lawyer and national tax shelter project attorney with the Office of Chief Counsel and a special assistant US attorney in Washington, DC. His career also includes service as assistant general counsel to a “Big Four” accounting firm.