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Chamberlain Hrdlicka Shareholder Hale Sheppard Named Forbes Contributor

January 23, 2024

Atlanta Shareholder Hale Sheppard Named Forbes Contributor

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is pleased to announce that Shareholder Hale E. Sheppard has been named a Forbes Contributor. Sheppard will provide analysis on tax law topics to Forbes.com's global readership.

Forbes is an international media company leading in print, digital, social, video and content solutions. The platform’s robust contributor network includes over 2,800 editors, journalists and contributors across the globe. Sheppard has already begun contributing his insight and will continue to routinely issue articles focused on tax controversy, IRS audits, domestic and international tax litigation, and additional tax related topics.

"We are thrilled to share that Hale Sheppard has been active as a Forbes contributor," remarked Juan F. Vasquez, Jr., Shareholder and Tax controversy Chair at Chamberlain Hrdlicka. "Hale has been a long-standing and pivotal member of our firm, bringing forth his exceptional background and leadership in Tax Controversy and International Tax. We are confident his insightful contributions will provide valuable perspectives for the readers."

Sheppard is a partner in the firm’s Tax Controversy Section of Chamberlain Hrdlicka in Atlanta. He defends individuals and businesses during tax audits, appeals and litigation. He has participated in hundreds of cases with the Tax Court and obtained dozens of positive Private Letter Rulings for clients. He defends clients in tax audits, tax appeals, and Tax Court litigation, covering both domestic and international issues. Sheppard has been the recipient of a number of academic awards, such as the Harry S. Truman Foundation scholar, Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy, member and note contributor. He has a wide-ranging background in domestic and international tax disputes and has participated in a number of cases before the Tax Court, District Courts, and Federal Courts of Appeal. Sheppard has been recognized as a leader in tax litigation for many years by Chambers USA, Legal 500, Georgia Super Lawyers and other respected organizations, and he was inducted into the American College of Tax Counsel. Sheppard ranks among the most active tax writers in the country, publishing over 250 articles in top tax journals and law reviews, both in the United States and abroad. He has held leadership positions in many professional organizations, including as editor of several national publications and president of the Tax Section of the Georgia Bar.

Sheppard has already published a handful of articles in Forbes, covering topics like tax insurance, new programs to watch out for and other IRS affairs. For links to his recent articles, click here.