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Andrew Weiner

Andrew Weiner



Washington, D.C.
T: 202.875.8000
F: 202.844.3500

Before joining Kostelanetz LLP, Andy was Director of the Graduate Tax Program and founding Director of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic at Temple University Beasley School of Law. He was also Practice Professor of Law and taught numerous doctrinal tax courses. Previous to joining academia, Andy was a trial attorney for nearly 11 years with the U.S. Department of Justice Tax Division in the Appellate Section and the Court of Federal Claims Section. There, he briefed and argued approximately 50 civil cases before the United States courts of appeals and handled several significant trial court matters. His cases focused on tax shelters, research and energy credits, FBAR penalties and tax penalties imposed on the failure to report interests in foreign entities, Administrative Procedure Act claims, among other areas. Andy also served as Counsel to the Acting Assistant Attorney General and the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Appellate and Review for the Tax Division. Andy received the Outstanding Attorney Award five times and received Special Commendation for his work advising Tax Division leadership.

Andy is a contributing author to Tax Notes Federal and the forthcoming edition of the ABA Tax Section’s Effectively Representing Your Client Before the IRS, among other publications, and a frequent speaker including for the ABA Tax Section, the Philadelphia Bar Association Tax Section, the LITC Program Office, and the Center for Taxpayer Rights.

Andy started his legal career in clerking for Chief Justice Deborah T. Poritz of the New Jersey Supreme Court and Judge Stanley Marcus of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He was a litigation associate in the D.C. office of O’Melveny & Myers for three years before joining the Department of Justice. He earned an LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown Law Center, a J.D. cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and a B.A. magna cum laude from Bowdoin College.

Georgetown Law Center, LL.M. in Taxation

University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., cum laude

Bowdoin College, B.A., magna cum laude