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The Legal 500 Recognizes K&F As A Leading Tax Controversy Firm For 2022

Caroline Ciraolo Also Named “Leading Lawyer” By The Independent Rankings Agency

NEW YORK (June 14, 2022) — Kostelanetz & Fink is pleased to be recognized for 2022 as a leading tax controversy firm by The Legal 500. The independent legal rankings agency has also recognized K&F partner Caroline Ciraolo as a “Leading Lawyer.”

In selecting K&F for recognition in its “US Taxes: Contentious” category, The Legal 500 notes that the firm “represents clients in tax-related civil, criminal, and white collar defense cases” and that it also “defends against IRS audits and investigations into areas such as structured transactions and conservation easements.”

Interviewees for The Legal 500’s research praised the firm’s legal skills, its “deep bench,” and its attorneys’ interpersonal skills. “Collectively, the team at K&F has seen it all and has the relationships to achieve great results,” said one interviewee. Another called K&F “a well-coordinated, smart team of people with wide range of technical skills in both US and international areas.” One simply summed the firm up by saying, “Smart, hard working, and practical.”

The Legal 500 states that its rankings are based “on a series of criteria, but simply put, we highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.” The rankings agency states that its research is “based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.”

Kostelanetz & Fink LLP has built a national reputation as the law firm of choice for clients facing high-stakes negotiations and controversies with government agencies. Because of our experience handling the most challenging, complex, and sensitive cases, our attorneys are considered to be some of the country’s foremost authorities on tax controversies, white collar defense, and regulatory matters. An important part of the firm’s practice includes tax and estate planning and representation in government procurement and government contracting.