has 22 offices, more than 1,700 attorneys and 50-plus practice areas. Skadden advises businesses, financial institutions and governmental entities around the world on their most complex, high-profile matters. Skadden’s tax group, comprising more than 120 attorneys in nine offices worldwide (DC, New ... York, Chicago, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Boston, London, Paris, Frankfurt), handles virtually every type of matter that presents significant tax issues. In addition to advising on complex corporate tax transactions and internal restructurings, the firm is involved in all levels of tax controversy and litigation. The tax lawyers bring years of experience gained in private practice and government to each engagement with the goal of creative and value-added tax solutions. Skadden advises on complex tax controversies, including the most significant litigated tax cases in the country; as well as on US, cross-border and international transactions, including acquisitions, spin-offs, transfer pricing, dispositions, joint ventures, bankruptcy restructurings and financings. Additional contributing authors: Raj Madan, partner, tax controversy & litigation, Washington, DC; Armando Gomez, partner, tax, Washington, DC; Emily Lam, partner, tax controversy & litigation, Palo Alto; Christopher Bowers, partner, tax, Washington, DC; Kevin Stults, counsel, tax controversy & litigation, Washington, DC.