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Mr. Joseph Rieser A. Jr.

Partner

Arent Fox LLP

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Arent Fox LLP

1717 K Street, NW

Washington DC, District of Columbia 20036

United States

Company Description

Arent Fox is a recognized leader in areas including intellectual property, real estate, health care, life sciences and litigation. With nearly 350 lawyers nationwide, Arent Fox has a wide range of experience in corporate securities and transactions, finan ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chair
DC BARS Inc

Partner
Reed Smith LLP

President
American Bar Association

Chair
Harvard's Kennedy School of Government

Affiliations

Member of the Steering Committee of the Tax Section
DC BARS Inc

Board Member
Harvard's national alumni association

Member
American Bar Association

Education

A.B.

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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ReedSmith | Attorneys | Bio | Joseph A. Rieser, Jr.

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Joseph A. Rieser, Jr.Partnerjrieser@reedsmith.com Washington 202.414.9233fax 202.414.9299

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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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Joseph A. Rieser
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Joseph A. Rieser
Partner
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Joe Rieser is a partner at Arent Fox, where he practices tax law. Joe has significant experience in federal and state income taxation, including real estate and partnership matters (including REITs), corporate taxation (including corporate reorganization), exempt organizations, taxation of foreign activities of US residents, taxation of foreign investors in the United States, individual income taxation, and tax refund litigation.
Joe has served in a number of national political positions, including pro bono service as general counsel of the 1984 Democratic National Convention Committee (1983-84) and as general counsel of the national Democratic Party (DNC) (1985-89). He was a senior legal advisor to the 1992 Clinton/Gore campaign and also a member of the 1992 Clinton Presidential Transition Team.
Previous Work
Before joining Arent Fox, Joe was a partner at another prominent law firm.
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Joe has been an active member of the District of Columbia Bar, and has held a number of significant positions in that organization. He served for six years on the Steering Committee of the DC Bar's Tax Section, and chaired the Section for three years. Previously, Joe chaired several of the Section's committees.
He is also a member of the American Bar Association and served, by appointment of the ABA president, as a member of the Advisory Commission to the ABA's Committee on Law and the Electoral Process.
Publications, Presentations and Recognitions
Joe has been the author and editor of several notable publications:
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Joe is married, with one son. His first full-time job was as director of field operations for a US Senate nominee, and he has maintained an interest and involvement in politics and public policy ever since. Over the years, he has held leadership positions in various exempt charitable and educational organizations, including chair of the Kennedy School's national alumni association, president of a DC public school PTA, trustee of a center and school for children and adults with learning disabilities, and board member of the supporting organization for a major DC public recreation facility. In his spare time he is generally reading or fixing something around his home, but wishes he were at a beach engaged in creative loafing.


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Arent Fox LLP: IRS Proposal Would Require Nonprofits to Disclose Additional Information About Business Operations and Executive Compensation

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