Eric Butler and Ashley H. Morgan recently attended the 2018 United States Tax Court Judicial Conference held in Chicago, Illinois at Northwestern University’s Pritzker School of Law . The purpose of the judicial conference is to provide attendees with the opportunity to (1) review and discuss issues of material interest regarding the tax litigation process, (2) discuss ways in which the tax litigation process in the Court may be improved, and (3) network with fellow Tax Court practitioners. Attendance at the conference is by invitation only. In addition to the Judges of the United States Tax Court, the Court invites a limited number of representatives from the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Justice, private practice, low-income taxpayer clinics, academia, Capitol Hill, and other courts to attend and discuss various topics impacting upon the Court’s work.
Eric Butler is a Shareholder in the firm focusing his legal practice in the areas of federal and state taxation, business formations and commercial litigation, tax controversy matters, white-collar criminal defense, and estate planning/probate matters. Mr. Butler handles a large range of tax matters for clients across the United States involving the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities, to include examinations of returns, collection of delinquent tax debts, criminal tax matters, international tax compliance and enforcement, and litigation of tax issues in both state and federal courts. Mr. Butler also represents accountants across the United States in malpractice defense, mitigation of potential malpractice claims, and disciplinary proceedings.
Ashley Morgan is an associate in Lewis Thomason’s Memphis office. She is originally from Greensboro, North Carolina and has lived in Tennessee since 2010. Ms. Morgan primarily practices in federal and state taxation; corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies; estate planning and probate law; and mergers and acquisitions.