Mark E. Matthews is a Member in Caplin & Drysdale's Tax Controversies, Tax Litigation, and Exempt Organizations practice groups. Prior to joining Caplin & Drysdale, Mr. Matthews practiced tax controversy and litigation at an international law firm. He also served as IRS Deputy Commissioner from October 2003 through December 2006, overseeing a period of unprecedented growth in enforcement activity. He was responsible for the IRS's four civil operating divisions, the Criminal Investigation Division, and the Office of Professional Responsibility, which regulates tax practitioner ethics.
Mr. Matthews focuses his practice on criminal tax enforcement, broad-based civil tax compliance, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), white collar matters, and anti-money laundering matters. He also advises clients on the IRS voluntary disclosure program, with particular focus on disclosure related to offshore banking accounts.