Shane Hamilton is one of the country’s leading practitioners in the area of tax-exempt organizations. He represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and has favorably resolved numerous issues and disputes with the IRS at the audit level, at IRS Appeals, and through closing agreements and private letter rulings. Shane has also successfully litigated a host of complex tax issues before the U.S. Tax Court, Federal District Courts, and Federal Courts of Appeals. Many high-profile tax-exempt organizations have called on Shane to conduct risk assessments or internal investigations (where appropriate) of their activities and he has assisted these organizations in taking appropriate corrective actions before an IRS inquiry arises.
Before forming Hamilton | Vopelak P.C., Shane was a Member of Miller & Chevalier Chartered in Washington, D.C. and was the head of that firm’s tax-exempt practice group. While attending the University of Virginia School of Law, Shane served as an Executive Editor and the Tax Cite Editor of the Virginia Tax Review. Shane is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, University of Virginia.