Alan Swirski

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

Alan Swirski focuses his practice on tax litigation before the federal courts, including the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and U.S. district courts, as well as federal tax controversy matters before the IRS.

Previously, Mr. Swirski worked at the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division, from 1995 to 1999, during which time he was promoted to senior trial attorney and was presented with a Tax Division Outstanding Attorney Award.

During his tenure at the DOJ, Mr. Swirski handled a number of significant cases, including Jack Kent Cooke, Inc. v. United States, Branch Ministries v. United States and Camelot Music v. IRS. Notable matters include representing:

  • a company in a Tax Court trial concerning nuclear decommissioning expenses in the context of a plant acquisition;
  • a significant hedge fund in federal court litigation, and another in an ongoing IRS examination;
  • a tax director of a major financial institution in connection with an alleged misrepresentation made in the course of an IRS exam;
  • a corporation in private litigation involving widely publicized tax fraud allegations by former employees; and


  • J.D., Georgetown University, Law Center, 1988 (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif)
  • B.A., Boston College, 1985 (magna cum laude)

Admissions : District of Columbia

Associations :

  • D.C. Bar Taxation Section
  • Interview Editor, ABA Tax Section


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