Jeffrey A. Friedman


Partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law

B.S., J.D., University of Maryland; LL.M., Georgetown

B.S., J.D., high honors, University of Maryland; LL.M., with distinction, Georgetown. Professor Friedman is a partner with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, where his practice...

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B.S., J.D., high honors, University of Maryland; LL.M., with distinction, Georgetown. Professor Friedman is a partner with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, where his practice focuses on state and local tax planning and controversy, including income, franchise, sales/use, and property tax matters. Previously, he was a partner in KPMG’s Washington National Tax Practice. There, he served as lead state tax partner on some of KPMG’s largest clients and was reviewing partner on state income tax planning and controversy matters, including Multistate Tax Commission audits. Further, he was the National Partner-in-Charge of KPMG’s Sales and Transactions Tax Practice. Professor Friedman has also testified before the United States Senate Finance Committee on state tax matters. Prior to joining KPMG, Professor Friedman served as an Attorney-Advisor in the United States Department of Treasury’s Office of Tax Policy, where he worked on domestic and international electronic commerce tax issues. He has also served as Vice President-Counsel at the Committee On State Taxation (now Council On State Taxation, or COST). Professor Friedman has published several state and local tax articles, has been quoted in various publications, and is a frequent speaker on state and local tax issues.