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Kevin Jones

Office Managing Partner, Citrin Cooperman Advisors LLC

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Experience

Kevin Jones serves as the managing partner for the firm’s Bethesda, Maryland and Fairfax, Virginia offices. Kevin has over 40 years of experience counseling clients on the tax aspects of business transactions, and he has extensive experience negotiating and litigating tax controversies at the federal and state levels. He has performed research and tax planning and implemented tax minimization strategies for business entities in a variety of industries, including government contracting, high technology, manufacturers, distributors, mass media, construction, real estate, hospitality, retail, and professional services. In addition, in his prior role, he was the tax advisor to the Washington Redskins (now Commanders).

Previously, Kevin worked in both law firm and accounting firm environments and was a law clerk to The Honorable Laurence J. Whalen at the United States Tax Court. He graduated, cum laude, from Temple University School of Law where he was a member of the Temple Law Review. He also worked for the national tax office of a Big 4 accounting firm where, as a member of the firm’s “Think Tank” he worked on the development of new and cutting-edge tax strategies for implementation on behalf of firm clients nationwide.

Kevin completed a five-year term as a member of the editorial advisory board of The Tax Adviser, the monthly magazine of tax planning, trends and techniques published by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The board is comprised of top tax professionals from the Big 4 and other accounting firms, college professors and major law firms. In that role, Kevin was responsible for reviewing feature articles for publication in the magazine prior to publication. Kevin himself is a prolific writer and often performs speaking engagements for in-house training, client practice development and outside continuing education providers.

Kevin was the Director of the Master’s in Accounting Program at George Mason University where he also taught both undergraduate and graduate level accounting courses. He has been an Adjunct Professor of Accounting at both James Madison University and the University of Maryland.

CREDENTIALS

Education

Juris Doctor (Cum Laude), Temple University

Master of Science in Taxation, Georgetown University

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, James Madison University

Licenses

United States Tax Court - 1994

District of Columbia Bar - 1994

Maryland State Bar - 1993

Pennsylvania State Bar - 1993 (inactive status)

Certified Public Accountant – Virginia 1983

Affiliations

Member, Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Member, American Bar Association

Member, DC Bar Association

Member, Temple Law Review

Member of Editorial Advisory Board ‐ The Tax Advisor, AICPA monthly magazine of planning, trends, and techniques (2010‐2015)

Honors & Awards

Joseph W. Price, III Award as Outstanding Student in Tax Law, Temple University School of Law

American Jurisprudence Award – Legal Writing, Temple University School of Law

Best Paper – Corporate Tax, Temple University School of Law

Best Paper – Partnership Tax, Temple University School of Law

Presentations & Publications

Taxation of Personal Injury Damage Awards: A Call for a Definition of the Scope of the Section 104(a)(2) Exclusion, 66 Temple L. Rev 919 (1993)

Tax Planning Opportunities and Pitfalls to Consider when Converting from C-corporation to S-corporation Status, BNA Tax Management Memorandum, (2001)

He has also presented tax seminars for both in‐house and outside participants. These include performing as a guest‐lecturer for college undergraduate and graduate programs, presenting programs for client personnel and firm “Lunch & Learn” provided to clients and guests of the firm. While at the Washington National Tax Office of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Jones prepared and presented on a number of topics at the firm’s national tax training programs ranging in length from 1 hour to 8 hours. In addition to these specific courses and presentations, Mr. Jones has performed countless informal presentations for in‐house audiences on a variety of topics, most notably, for every new major tax legislation enacted in the last 5 years.

WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Outside the Office

Kevin is an avid cyclist and has competed in numerous national championship events.

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