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Government Experience

  • Tax Court—Attorney Adviser, Honorable Juan F. Vasquez (2009-2011)


  • Rutgers University, B.S. (2003) high honors
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D. (2006) cum laude
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M. (2009)


  • District of Columbia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
Jeremy Abrams, Counsel Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2926
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Jeremy Abrams is a counsel in the Tax Group, resident in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. He represents businesses – from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies – in complex tax and regulatory matters. In particular, Jeremy advises clients on state and local tax planning, consulting, and litigation, as well as federal and international tax, escheat, and business aviation matters. Jeremy has represented clients in all stages of tax controversies – including audits, administrative appeals, and judicial appeals – in dozens of federal, state, and local jurisdictions nationwide. He also advises M&A clients on state tax issues and due diligence. Recent matters include:

  • Currently represents an advisory firm in state court in a case of first impression involving the taxpayer’s request for alternative apportionment.
  • Currently represents a media company in an appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit regarding the special 10 year limitations period for claiming a refund related to foreign taxes.
  • Represented IBM in Supreme Court appeal challenging on due process and contract clause grounds Michigan’s retroactive repeal of the Multistate Tax Compact.
  • Developed and implemented innovative planning project for Fortune 250 global food company.
Jeremy serves as Vice Chair of the DC Bar's State and Local Tax committee, and he is a member of the nation’s only tax law Inn of Court and the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization. Jeremy has given numerous presentations to industry representatives on issues related to tax, escheat, business aviation, and ethics.

Public Service

Jeremy has an active pro bono practice which includes a recent representation of a religious organization in a property tax dispute with the D.C. government, and numerous representations of individuals in child custody and adoption matters in D.C. Superior Court. Jeremy has been named to the D.C. bar’s pro bono “Honor Roll” several years in a row and he was nominated for Crowell & Moring’s George Bailey Award for Public Service in 2017.

Education and Career

Jeremy earned his B.S., with high honors, from Rutgers University, his J.D., cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law, and his LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law. In law school, Jeremy was a member of Seton Hall’s nationally ranked Interscholastic Moot Court Board. Before joining Crowell & Moring in 2012, Jeremy worked in the SALT practice of a Big Four accounting firm, clerked for a judge of the United States Tax Court, and practiced in another law firm's nationally recognized state tax group.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, New Jersey, New York

Court Admissions:

  •  U.S. Supreme Court
  •  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  •  U.S. Tax Court

Professional Memberships:

  • Vice Chair – DC Bar Tax Section, State and Local Tax Committee

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