Farley P. Katz’s practice focuses on civil and criminal tax controversies, voluntary disclosures, white collar crime, defense of tax malpractice claims and representation of tax professionals in discipline proceedings. He has extensive experience representing clients in federal and state tax examinations and investigations, and has handled a great variety of tax cases in the United States Tax Court, United States District Courts, the Court of Federal Claims, Texas trial and appellate courts and the Texas Supreme Court.
Farley served five years with the Justice Department, Tax Division, where he briefed and argued numerous cases in the federal appellate courts involving a wide range of complex issues involving corporate and individual income tax, tax shelters, gift and estate tax, and tax procedure. He also briefed the government’s Supreme Court victory in Dickman v. Commissioner, 465 U.S. 330 (1984). Mr. Katz has over 75 reported opinions. He is a frequent speaker and writer on a wide variety of substantive and procedural tax topics.