Mr. Fink developed his national reputation by building a remarkable record of obtaining acquittals in the areas of criminal tax and white-collar crimes. Through his unmatched negotiating skills, he has favorably settled thousands of civil cases against government agencies and has also been able to convince government agents and attorneys to forgo criminal charges and civilly resolve many cases.
For twenty-five years, Mr. Fink has been an Adjunct Professor at New York University Law School’s Graduate Tax Program, teaching the course on Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties. In addition, Mr. Fink was a Visiting Professor of United States tax law at the University of Peking in Beijing, China, and is a nationwide lecturer teaching civil and criminal tax procedures to attorneys and agents of the Department of Justice and the Internal Revenue Service.
In addition, he has served as chairman of numerous committees of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the New York County Lawyers’ Association. Mr. Fink has served on the Advisory Committee to the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice and was the Co-Chairman of the IRS Northeast Regional Bar Liaison. He has testified as an expert witness on the Internal Revenue Service’s investigative powers before subcommittees of both houses of Congress and has testified before the New York State Assembly’s Ways and Means Committee on tax legislation.
Mr. Fink has been the recipient of the American Bar Association’s Jules Ritholtz Memorial Merit Award, “In Recognition of Outstanding Dedication, Achievement, and Integrity in the Field of Civil and Criminal Tax Controversies.” He is listed in “The Best Lawyers in America”; is recognized by the review board of the magazine “New York Super Lawyers”; and is the recipient of Martindale Hubbell’s highest AV rating.