Fred W. Hartman
Winston-Salem, NC
office 336.727.7658
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Mr. Hartman’s practice focuses on taxation and corporate law.


  • Pennsylvania State University, B.A., English, 1996
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1999
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation, with distinction, 2002


  • More than 20 years’ experience in tax planning, policy, controversy and compliance
  • Structuring creative tax-planning solutions and internal controls to ensure accurate and timely reporting of positions that reduce worldwide tax liabilities
  • Managing and resolving tax controversy cases
  • Advising on tax consequences of transactions including the acquisition and disposition of international assets
  • Counseling on domestic and international tax consequences for real estate investment funds and REITs
  • Advising clients on the impacts of a variety of tax regulations, including changes and updates as they occur
  • Managing all aspects of tax litigation, including a case in United States District Court, a separate case in United States Tax Court, and a case in California Superior Court
  • Representing clients in all facets of sophisticated tax transaction practice, including advising on the tax consequences of reorganizations, mergers (involving both corporations and partnerships), stock purchases, and asset purchases
  • Advising clients on the tax consequences of cross-border lending transactions, financial products, and initial public offerings
  • Representing clients at IRS Appeals Conferences, before the United States Department of Treasury and IRS Office of Chief Counsel, and before Congress
  • Associate General Counsel and Senior Director of International Tax, TIAA, 2015-2021
  • Senior Tax Counsel, Cox Enterprises, 2012-2015
  • Tax Counsel, Goodrich Corporation, 2008-2012
  • Associate, Mayer Brown LLP, 2005-2008
  • Tax Counsel, United States Senate Committee on Small Business, 2003-2005
  • Associate, PwC National Tax Services, 1999-2003
Corporate & Business Law Federal Taxation State & Local Taxation


  • North Carolina Bar
  • Pennsylvania Bar
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