Saul Mezei represents clients at all stages of federal tax controversy, from audit and administrative appeals to trial and judicial appeals. Saul’s tax controversy experience spans a diverse array of subject-matter areas, including international transfer pricing, foreign tax credits, section 956, and employment taxes. Saul also advises on a variety of other complex domestic and international issues.
Saul is an adjunct professor in the Graduate Tax Program at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he currently teaches "Survey of Transfer Pricing" and previously taught "The Life of a Tax Controversy." He is the co-author of "Transfer Pricing: Litigation Strategy and Tactics," BNA Tax Management Portfolio, 893 T.M. (forthcoming). He is a member of the J. Edgar Murdock American Inn of Court and of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation and Federal Bar Association Section of Taxation.
Saul previously served as attorney-advisor to Judge Robert A. Wherry Jr. of the United States Tax Court. He was also senior law clerk to Judge Lawrence B. Hagel of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Saul was a partner in the corporate practice of another international law firm.
Representative docketed cases in which Saul has appeared as a counsel of record, or participated significantly, include:
Western Digital Corporation & Subsidiaries v. Commissioner, T.C. Docket No. 18984-18 and 4818-19 (transfer pricing and section 956) (pending)