Robert Liquerman is Special Counsel to the Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate). Rob manages the private letter ruling and training programs and reviews various guidance projects under the jurisdiction of ACC (Corporate). In addition, he advises the Associate Chief Counsel on all technical matters within the office’s jurisdiction. Rob was previously employed by KPMG LLP’s Washington National Tax Corporate Group for 26 years and was a principal for 21 years. In his role at KPMG, he advised clients and firm professionals on matters regarding mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate distributions, corporate reorganizations, discharges of indebtedness, bankruptcy, and workouts. Before joining KPMG, Rob served as an attorney for the Internal Revenue Service, Office of the Chief Counsel (Corporate). In this position, he drafted Treasury regulations, private letter rulings, technical advice memoranda, closing agreements, responses to congressional inquiries, field service advices, and memoranda of law. Previously, Rob was a senior tax associate at Coopers & Lybrand in New York. Rob has been an adjunct professor of law in the LL.M. program at the Georgetown University Law Center for 26 years where he teaches Taxation of Bankruptcy and Workouts. He previously served as an adjunct professor in the LL.M. program at the College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law. Rob is the co-author of the Bankruptcy & Insolvency Taxation treatise. A frequent lecturer on mergers and acquisitions, Rob has instructed internal and external continuing professional education courses and participates on panels at bar CLE events. Rob received his LL.M. in Taxation from NYU in 1999, a JD from St. John’s University in 1987, and a B.S. in accounting from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1984. Rob grew up in New York City.