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Edward I. Kaplan

A member of the Tax group, Ed provides general tax planning counsel and services in the areas of tax controversies, compliance issues, and administrative tax matters before the Internal Revenue Service and Franchise Tax Board. Previously, he was an attorney with the IRS, and spent five years with the San Francisco District Counsel litigating cases and three years as staff attorney to the Deputy Regional Counsel for Tax Litigation (Western Region), overseeing litigation and policy development. Ed currently represents clients in audits and appeals before the IRS and Franchise Tax Board, and in litigation before the Tax Court and the U.S. District Court.


  •  “Anatomy of a Tax Controversy,” National Association of Real Estate Companies Annual Conference, May 1995.


J.D. (with honors), 1981, University of San Francisco School of Law
B.A., 1975, University of California, Berkeley