Neil Kimmelfield counseled large and small businesses and exempt organizations in tax matters, litigated tax cases in federal courts, and handled administrative controversies before the IRS. READ MORE
Neil's career as a tax attorney spanned more than 35 years. Before moving to Oregon in 1993, Neil was a partner in a Washington, D.C. tax law firm, handling business entity tax issues and tax controversies for large corporations and lobbying the IRS and the U.S. Treasury Department on tax matters.
From 1984 to 1988, Neil served in the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy, where his responsibilities included portions of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 dealing with tax shelters and the alternative minimum tax, and tax matters relating to cooperative organizations and U.S. possessions. He is the author of the three-volume treatise Taxation of Passive Activities and numerous articles on topics in taxation law.
Ball Janik LLP, Partner (1993-2004)
Lee Toomey & Kent, Partner (1988-1993)
U.S. Treasury Department, Office of Tax Legislative Counsel, Attorney-Advisor (1984-1988)
Peabody Lambert & Meyers, Associate (1981-1984)
Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Associate (1979-1981)
Chair, Taxation Section of the Oregon State Bar (2012)
Member, Multnomah Bar Association
Member, Business & Finance Committee, Oregon Business Association
Member, Education Committee, Oregon Business Association (Chair, 2009-2010)
Secretary and Board Member, Old Library Studio (2005-2009)
Board Member, Irvington Community Association (2001-2004)
Co-president, Irvington Elementary School PTA (2001-2002)
"Mentor of the Year," Oregon State Bar Taxation Section’s New Tax Lawyer Committee (2014)
“Portland Lawyer of the Year” Best Lawyers®, Litigation and Controversy – Tax (2013)
The Best Lawyers in America©, Tax Litigation & Controversy, Tax (2006-2019)
“Oregon Super Lawyer,” Thomson Reuters, Tax (2006-2015)
AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
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