Partner, Kostelanetz & Fink (New York)
Bryan C. Skarlatos specializes in representing clients in sensitive matters, many of which involve negotiations with government agencies. He is experienced in all types of civil and criminal tax controversies, white collar criminal and regulatory investigations, complex litigation, tax whistleblower claims and voluntary disclosures. He also provides clients with advice on a broad range of tax, estate, and business planning issues.
Mr. Skarlatos has been recognized by New York Super Lawyers as one of the Top 100 lawyers in New York and he is listed in Best Lawyers in America where he was named Tax Litigator of the Year in New York for 2014. He also is ranked in Band One of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, which describes him as having a "smart reassuring presence with insight into the government…extremely knowledgeable and very well connected to the various taxing authorities…Clients applaud him as being exceptionally brilliant at coming up with great outcomes."
Mr. Skarlatos is an adjunct professor at New York University School of Law, where he teaches a course on Tax Penalties and Prosecutions and he is a Fellow in the American College of Tax Counsel where he serves of the Board of Regents. Mr. Skarlatos speaks throughout the country on tax-related topics and he frequently is quoted in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Bloomberg, Reuters, Financial Times, Tax Analysts-Tax Notes, and Bloomberg BNA Daily Tax Report.