Dan Berman oversees key projects for the national tax practice of RSM US LLP. He previously led the international tax practice for the firm’s north-east region. Mr. Berman joined RSM in 2012 from the Boston University School of Law, where he was Director of the Graduate Tax Program and Professor of the Practice of Tax Law. He remains Adjunct Professor of Law. Previously, Mr. Berman practiced international tax law for 25 years in Washington DC, both in major law firms and with the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation as Legislation Counsel and the US Treasury Department as Deputy International Tax Counsel. His experience includes tax planning and counselling involving international aspects of US income tax law applicable to cross-border transactions, investment and structures, inbound and outbound, concerning all areas of the globe for companies, individuals, non-profits and governments. His experience also comprises managing foreign law issues and foreign counsel, tax controversies and litigation, development and interpretation of lax legislation, and interpretation and development of tax treaties.
In addition to many published articles, Mr. Berman is the senior author of Making Tax Law (Carolina Academic Press 2014), which opens the legislative “sausage factory” to reveal how US tax law comes into being.
Mr. Berman earned his Magna Cum Laude bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics and economics from Harvard College and his JD (Juris Doctor) Cum Laude from Harvard Law School.