We are pleased to announce the addition of three attorneys to the firm: Cliff Capdevielle joins our dynamic team as Managing Attorney, and Sandeep Singh and Tyson Smith join the firm as Associates.
We are honored to welcome Cliff, Sandeep, and Tyson to the team at Moskowitz LLP, and fully expect that they will continue to use the experience, skill and work ethic they have demonstrated since joining our firm to achieve the best results for our clients.
~ Steve Moskowitz, Senior Partner of Moskowitz LLP.
Mr. Capdevielle is the Managing Attorney of Moskowitz LLP and is a seasoned tax litigator in matters involving individuals and businesses. He has extensive experience in advising clients with broad-based civil tax compliance, tax and estate planning, criminal tax investigations, international tax planning and compliance, tax collection resolution and real property matters. His clients have included Fortune 500 companies, professional accounting firms, closely held companies, real estate investors, startups with international investments, businesses and individuals.
Cliff Capdevielle | Managing Attorney
Starting his career at Deloitte and now with over 20 years of experience in tax law and litigation, Moskowitz LLP welcomes his thoughtful and practiced approach as Managing Attorney.
Mr. Capdevielle received his B.A. from the University of Berkeley in Philosophy and Microbiology, and his J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation from the University of San Diego School of Law.
He is a member of the California Bar and has been admitted to the U.S. Tax Court, Federal Claims Court, and the US District Courts of California. He has also served as a tax instructor and faculty member (tax) for Golden Gate University and UC Berkeley.
Sandeep Singh | Associate Attorney
Mr. Singh joins Moskowitz after having served the Office of Chief Counsel of the IRS. While there, he handled all aspects of federal tax litigation. Sandeep served in the U.S Army as an Airborne Paratrooper and led a platoon of 48 combat soldiers. Sandeep also served as Military Escort to the president of the United States where he represented the U.S military to the First Family as well as foreign dignitaries and heads of state.
Mr. Singh graduated with his J.D. cum laude from the University School of Maryland School of Law, and his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of San Francisco.
He is a member of the Maryland Bar and has been admitted to the United States Tax Court, Federal Claims Court, and the United States District Courts of Wisconsin and Maryland.
His practice primarily focuses on U.S. Tax Court Litigation, Federal District Court Litigation, International Tax, and Criminal Tax Representation.
He is an Adjunct Professor at Golden Gate University, Taxation Program.
Tyson R. Smith | Associate Attorney
A former IRS litigation attorney at the Office of Chief Counsel, Mr. Smith has handled numerous investigations, trials, and settlement negotiations related to federal and State tax difficulties. He spent six years in the U.S. Navy in various leadership and operational roles and served as an employee and labor-relations specialist at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
He graduated with distinction in tax law from Golden Gate University School of Law, where he obtained his J.D. and also received his LL.M. in Taxation with Honors.
Mr. Smith is a member of the California Bar and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court, Federal Court of Claims, and the Federal District Courts of California. His practice primarily focuses on Pre-litigation tax assessments, U.S. Tax Court Litigation, Tax Disputes, State of California Tax Disputes, and Partnership Tax Audits.