Jack S. Vitayanon
Attorney-Advisor, Office of Professional Responsibility, Internal Revenue Service, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Dartmouth; J.D., Columbia; LL.M. in Taxation, New York University.
Professor Vitayanon is currently an Attorney-Advisor at the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Professional Responsibility, where his work focuses on enforcement of regulations governing practice...Continue Reading
Professor Vitayanon is currently an Attorney-Advisor at the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Professional Responsibility, where his work focuses on enforcement of regulations governing practice before the IRS by attorneys, accountants, and other tax professionals, as set forth in Treasury Department Circular No. 230. Previously, he was an associate in the Litigation Department of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, and an associate at Kostelanetz & Fink LLP, a boutique litigation and tax controversy law firm. He clerked for the Hon. Daniel T.K. Hurley of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and has represented immigrants pro bono in asylum proceedings, with a focus on individuals facing persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in their home countries. His academic areas of interest include legal ethics and professional responsibility, tax procedure, administrative law, and the interplay between the Internal Revenue Code, associated regulations, and federal criminal law. He has been a member of the Georgetown Law adjunct faculty since 2014. He is a co-instructor of the course “Tax Lawyering and Professional Responsibility in Federal Tax Practice.”