Philip Karter and Herbert Odell are the only Pennsylvania tax controversy attorneys ranked nationally in their field by Chambers & Partners in the 2016 Chambers USA guide
PHILADELPHIA (June 2016) – Philip Karter and Herbert Odell, of the Philadelphia office of national law firm Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, have been ranked among the top federal tax controversy attorneys nationwide in Chambers USA’s 2016 Guide to the World’s Best Legal Professionals and Law Firms. Karter and Odell are the only federal tax controversy attorneys based in Pennsylvania to receive national recognition from the prestigious ranking publication.
Chambers & Partners also has ranked Chamberlain Hrdlicka as one of the top tax controversy law firms in the United States for the ninth consecutive year. Six attorneys from the firm’s Houston, Philadelphia and Atlanta offices achieved individual rankings in the areas of tax controversy and tax fraud.
“We are very proud to see our attorneys honored for their professional accomplishments and the outstanding service they provide to our clients,” said Wayne Risoli, managing partner, Chamberlain Hrdlicka. “Chambers & Partners is a respected benchmark in the legal community, and our continued ranking demonstrates the deep expertise our firm has in complex ‘bet the company’ civil and criminal tax controversy and litigation matters.”
Karter and Odell, shareholders in the firm’s Philadelphia office, consistently have been ranked by Chambers among the best tax controversy attorneys nationwide. Karter regularly litigates tax controversies before the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and federal district courts. Clients interviewed by Chambers during the research process said Karter "knows how to handle a controversy without stoking the fire and deals with things in a professional, straightforward manner.” Odell is recommended for his "great instincts for litigation strategy" and is "fantastic to work with," according to clients. Chambers noted his “extensive” experience with trials, IRS appeals and U.S. Tax Court claims.
Published by worldwide legal ranking guide Chambers & Partners, Chambers USA is an annual list of the top attorneys in the United States according to practice area. Designed as a comprehensive guide for clients, the publication identifies and ranks leading law firms and attorneys based on thousands of interviews conducted by researchers with clients and lawyers worldwide.