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Kevin F Sweeney

Senior Tax Counsel

Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Law Firm - National

Professional Summary

Kevin is a former federal tax prosecutor who specializes in civil and criminal tax controversy and litigation matters for ultra-high net worth individuals, business owners, and public and private companies worldwide. Kevin frequently speaks and writes on civil and criminal tax controversy matters and is often quoted by national media outlets including CNBC and the Wall Street Journal.

Kevin is a former trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Tax Division. At DOJ, he led many of its most successful tax enforcement cases including international tax matters against Swiss banks BSI SA, Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) SA, and Edmond de Rothschild SA. Kevin is uniquely positioned to counsel financial institutions, asset managers, professional services firms, and executives on U.S. tax enforcement issues and to represent U.S. citizens and residents with unreported offshore bank accounts and cryptocurrency income in criminal investigations, prosecutions, audits, voluntary disclosures, and streamline filings.

Kevin represents clients in federal and state tax audits and litigation in U.S. Tax Court, District Courts, and Court of Federal Claims including sensitive matters where penalty, fraud, or criminal issues could arise. He has handled a wide array of tax issues including matters related to cryptocurrency, security tokens, captive insurance, offshore bank accounts, FBARs, CFCs, payroll taxes, tax shelters, hobby loss rules, and state sales tax and residency.

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Languages

  • English

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Experience

Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Senior Tax Counsel
Law Firm - National
United States Department of Justice, Tax Division
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Trial Attorney
Government - Federal

Education

BBA, Accounting 2002
Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
JD2005
New York Law School
New York, New York, United States
Cum Laude

Bar Admissions

New York
Active
2005

New Jersey
Active
2005

Pennsylvania
Active
2017

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Associations and Societies

  • American Bar Association - Section of Taxation (Civil and Criminal Penalties Committee)
  • American Bar Association - Criminal Justice Section (White-Collar Crime Committee)
  • American Bar Association - International Law Section (International Tax Committee)

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