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Reed Smith LLP

599 Lexington Avenue

New York City, New York 10022

United States

Company Description

Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm with offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading businesses internationally, from major multinational corporations to mid-market and emer ... more

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Princeton University

J.D. , cum laude

Harvard Law School

Master of Public Policy degree

Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government

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Joseph A. Rieser, Washington 202.414.9233fax 202.414.9299

Joseph A. Rieser, Jr. has been with the firm since 1974.He specializes in state and federal income taxation.His practice has covered almost all aspects of income taxation, including real estate and other limited partnership matters, corporate taxation (including corporate reorganization), regulated investment company issues, exempt organizations, taxation of foreign investors in the United States, U.S. taxation of foreign activities of U.S. residents, individual income taxation and tax refund litigation.
Mr. Rieser currently serves as a member of the steering committee of the D.C. Bar's Tax Section and was co-chair of the Tax Section from 1998-2001.Previously, he served from 1994-97 as chair for the Section's State and Local Taxes Committee and as chair from 1989-92 of the Section's Business-Related Taxes Committee.He also has served as a member of the Section's tax policy committee.He was chair of the D.C. Bar's 1991 National Federal Tax Institute (entitled "Tax Aspects of Creative Financing Techniques"), of its 1992 National Federal Tax Institute (entitled "Tax Planning Issues for Closely-Held Businesses") and of its 2000 National Federal Tax Institute (entitled "E-Commerce: Applying 'Old Economy' Tax Concepts to the 'New Economy' World").He was also co-chair of the Bar's Limited Liability Company Task Force.By appointment of the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia, he served as a member of the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue Advisory Group.From 1989-91, he was the editor of the tax chapters supplement to Real Estate Development: Long-Term Care and Retirement Facilities (Matthew Bender).
Mr. Rieser served as General Counsel of the national Democratic Party from 1985 to 1989.As such, he was the national Party's chief lawyer and represented it frequently in a wide range of judicial and administrative agency proceedings, including election law matters, general commercial negotiations and disputes, First Amendment issues, civil rights and voting rights matters, etc.He also served as General Counsel of the 1984 Democratic National Convention Committee.In 1992, he served as a senior legal advisor to the Clinton/Gore campaign.Subsequently, he was a member of the presidential transition team, working on trade matters.
Mr. Rieser served for three years as Chair of the national alumni association of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, and was on its Governing Council for six years, and served on the Board of Directors of Harvard's national alumni association.He served, by appointment of the president of the American Bar Association, as a member of the Advisory Commission to the ABA's Committee on Law and the Electoral Process from 1986-89.In 1986, he was appointed to the Board of Advisors of the Center for National Policy, in Washington, D.C.
In 1969, he received his A.B. from Princeton University, where he was selected as a Wilson School Scholar and elected to Phi Beta Kappa.He received his J.D., cum laude, in 1974 from Harvard Law School.While in law school, he also earned a Master of Public Policy degree from Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Mr. Rieser is a member of the District of Columbia and Pennsylvania Bars.

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