John is responsible for the Federal Legislative & Regulatory Services (FLRS) group in the Washington National Tax practice of KPMG. During John’s more than 20 years of experience, he has represented clients in tax matters before Congress, the IRS, the Department of Treasury, and other federal agencies.
John joined KPMG in 2008. Prior to joining KPMG, he was Senior Tax Counsel for the Committee on Ways and Means and Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures in the U.S. House of Representatives. His principal responsibilities with the committee focused on issues involving corporate taxation, including cost recovery, accounting methods, tax credits, corporate reorganizations, energy, the corporate alternative minimum tax, net operating losses, and several other areas. During his tenure on the committee, John was involved in the drafting, negotiation, and enactment of several pieces of tax legislation, including the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act, the Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act of 2005, the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006, the Small Business and Work Opportunity Act of 2007, the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008, and several others.