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Philip Karter recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Tax Litigation and Controversy by Best Lawyers in America® for Second Time

August 18, 2022

Philadelphia attorneys voted for Philip Karter as 2023 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Litigation and Controversy through US News' Best Lawyers in America®

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is pleased to announce that Philadelphia-based Shareholder Philip Karter was named “Lawyer of the Year” in Philadelphia in Tax Litigation & Controversy category for the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America®. It is the second such honor for Karter, who previously was named as Lawyer of the Year in the publication’s 2019 edition. 

Attorneys named to Best Lawyers in America® were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence in 145 practice areas. "Lawyer of the Year" honorees receive this award based on their extremely high overall feedback within specific practice areas and metropolitan regions. The 2023 edition of the publication is available today at www.bestlawyers.com.

Karter focuses his practice on tax controversy and tax litigation encompassing a wide variety of complex and high-profile tax matters, a number of which have involved issues of first impression. He has litigated federal tax cases in the United States District Courts, the United States Tax Court and the United States Court of Federal Claims, and he has argued in the United States Court of Appeals in multiple circuits. Karter formerly served as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice Tax Division, where he was honored with the Department's Outstanding Attorney Award.

He earned his undergraduate degree from Emory University, his law degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Law and his Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University School of Law.

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About Chamberlain Hrdlicka

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is a diversified business law firm with offices in Atlanta, Houston, Philadelphia and San Antonio. The firm represents both public and private companies, as well as individuals and family-owned businesses across the nation. The firm offers counsel in appellate law, bankruptcy, commercial and probate litigation, construction law, corporate, employee benefits, energy and maritime law, ERISA, estate planning and administration, intellectual property, international and immigration law, labor and employment, privacy and data security, real estate, securities and finance, tax controversy and tax planning.