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David W. Chodikoff is a tax partner and the National Tax Litigation Lead of Miller Thomson LLP, a Canadian national law firm. David spent nearly 16 years as counsel and as a Crown prosecutor with the Department of Justice (Canada). David has conducted more than 550 cases before the courts in Canada. He has over 100 reported decisions.
David has co-edited and contributed to six tax books including Advocacy and Taxation in Canada (published in 2004), Taxation & Valuation of Technology (published in 2008), The Tax Advisor’s Guide To The Canada-U.S. Tax Treaty (loose leaf – commenced publication in 2008), Taxation, Valuation and Investment Strategies in Volatile Markets (published in 2010), Tax Litigation – a multi-jurisdictional comparison (First Edition, 2013) and Transfer Pricing & Tax Avoidance – a multi-jurisdictional comparison (First Edition, 2014). David has co-authored and just completed his seventh book entitled International Tax Evasion in the Global Information Age. His eighth tax book, the second edition of Tax Litigation, is set for release this summer.
David is in Martindale-Hubbell and is AV Preeminent® Rated. He is the recipient of numerous national and international awards including being selected as one of the leading tax controversy advisors in the world by the International Tax Review since 2013.
The Tax Law Practice:
The Tax Law Group is an integral part of Miller Thomson, responsible for providing cost-effective solutions and advice to clients on a wide array of tax topics. With a team of approximately 50 lawyers spanning their national offices, the Tax Law Group is one of the largest in the country, and is still growing. It is an entrepreneurial, multi-jurisdictional and multidisciplinary group, with an acute sensitivity to clients’ complex business and taxation needs.
The tax group’s lawyers come from a diverse background of education and experience, bringing a breadth of knowledge and expertise that is unparalleled. They represent clients in various industry sectors, such as: manufacturing and processing, automotive, computer equipment and software, oil and gas, real estate, banking and finance, among others. They are also positioned at the forefront of rapidly growing technological areas, such as cleantech and greentech.
Miller Thomson are routinely engaged on cross-border and international transactions, which has enabled the team to build a broad network of international contacts and relationships. The firm regularly presents at major national and international tax conferences and seminars, and are active in speaking and writing on an assortment of tax issues.
The Tax Law Group is comprised of 5 main specialty areas: (i) Corporate Tax; (ii)Tax Litigation and Dispute Resolution; (iii) Private Client Services; (iv) Charities and Not-for-Profit; (v) International Trade, Customs and Commodity Tax.
Miller Thomson LLP:
Miller Thomson LLP is one of Canada’s most respected national business law firms. Our consistent ability to provide practical, creative and cost-effective advice, combined with an unyielding service commitment to our clients and a strong dedication to our lawyers, staff and the communities in which we practice, gives us a unique position in the Canadian legal industry.
Miller Thomson LLP is one of Canada’s largest national law firms, with over 500 lawyers working across Canada in offices located in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Markham and Montréal. The firm provides a complete range of business law, advocacy and personal legal services to Canadian and international corporations, entrepreneurs, institutions, governments and not-for-profit organizations.
Through strategic growth, Miller Thomson has added enhanced capabilities, depth and resources in many key core and specialty areas of expertise within the firm. Now, more than ever before, we are exceptionally well positioned to assist domestic and international decision makers with all of their Canadian legal needs, everyday.