About the Editors

Andrew R. Roberson
+1 312 984 2732

Andrew (Andy) R. Roberson focuses his practice on tax controversy and litigation matters. He represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Examination Division and Appeals Office and has been involved in over 75 matters at all levels of the federal court system, including the US Tax Court and Federal District Courts, several US Courts of Appeal and the Supreme Court. Andy has experience settling tax disputes through alternative dispute resolution procedures, including Fast Track Settlement and Post-Appeals Mediation, and in representing clients in Compliance Assurance Process (CAP) audits. In addition to representing corporations and partnerships in tax disputes, he also represents high net-worth individuals and assists taxpayers needing to make voluntary disclosures. Read Andy’s full bio.

Kevin Spencer
Washington, DC
+1 202 756 8203

Kevin Spencer focuses his practice on tax controversy issues. Kevin represents clients in complicated tax disputes in court and before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) at the IRS Appeals and Examination divisions. In addition to his tax controversy practice, Kevin has broad experience advising clients on various tax issues, including tax accounting, employment and reasonable compensation, civil and criminal tax penalties, IRS procedures, reportable transactions and tax shelters, renewable energy, state and local tax, and private client matters. Read Kevin’s full bio.

Sarah Raben
+1 312 899 8476

Sarah focuses her practice on private client matters as well as tax controversy. Prior to joining McDermott, she worked for the IRS Office of Chief Counsel. While there, she handled cases related to individuals, partnerships and corporations from the audit to the trial stage. Read Sarah’s full bio.