Photograph of Harold J. Heltzer

Government Experience

  • Department of Justice: Civil Division—Trial Attorney (1966-1972)
  • Department of Justice: Tax Division—Trial Attorney (1966-1972)
  • Department of the Treasury—Attorney Advisor, Office of Tax Legislative Counsel (1972-1974)

Education

  • New York University School of Law, LL.B
  • Georgetown University, LL.M.
  • City College of New York, B.A.

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Harold J. Heltzer

Partner
Washington, D.C.
hheltzer@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.624.2565
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Harold J. Heltzer is a partner and former chair of the firm's Tax Group. Mr. Heltzer represents corporate, partnership, and individual clients in tax matters. He focuses on tax planning for acquisitions, partnership formation, divestitures, and other transactions. In addition, Mr. Heltzer represents clients in tax litigation and administrative practice before the Internal Revenue Service and state tax agencies.

Mr. Heltzer was an adjunct professor in the LL.M. Tax Program at the Georgetown University Law Center for almost 30 years. He is the recipient of the Charles Fahy Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Award and the Vicennial Medal from Georgetown University Law Center. He lectures on tax issues for industry and professional organizations and is the author of the treatise "Coping with IRS Audits."

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Mr. Heltzer served in the Office of Tax Legislative Counsel for the U.S. Department of the Treasury and was a trial attorney in the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Mr. Heltzer has been named by Chambers USA, Legal 500, The Best Lawyers in America, and Legal Elite as one of the nation's leading tax lawyers.



Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, New York


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