Christopher S. Rizek - Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

Christopher S. Rizek

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

Christopher S. Rizek is a Member in Caplin & Drysdale's Washington, D.C., office. He also serves as General Counsel to the firm. In 2014, he was listed in the elite "Leading Lawyer" list for Tax Controversy by The Legal 500.


Mr. Rizek represents taxpayers in all types of federal civil and criminal tax controversy matters. He also guides clients through IRS audits, prepares administrative claims and protests of IRS actions, and litigates tax and tax-related cases in U.S. district and appellate courts, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Tax Court. In recent years, he has represented numerous financial and professional firms in connection with IRS examinations of tax shelters and related compliance and professional ethics issues.

Dartmouth CollegeAB 1979Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D. 1982Georgetown University Law CenterLL.M 1997

Office Location

One Thomas Circle, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
United States

Practice Areas

Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Tax Law (Controversy, Litigation, Tax Disputes)