Alan Levine has served as chief counsel for the Office of Tax and Revenue since 2008, with his tenure beginning with the tax office in 2006. In his current role, Levine, along with his staff of eight attorneys and four professional/administrative staff, provides ongoing legal advice to OTR on a variety of District and federal tax matters, which may require litigation before the Office of Administrative Hearings.
Prior to his current position, Levine had a long career with the federal government. He served as chief counsel for the Internal Revenue Service, where he handled a variety of federal tax issues, managed attorneys, and litigated in U.S. Tax Court. He also worked in the Office of the General Counsel for the Department of Treasury.
He is an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law Center in the Master of Laws in Tax Program and teaches federal tax practice and procedure (litigation). He also guest lectures on special topics in state/local tax and frequently speaks at leading state/local tax symposiums.