Steven C. Levitt of Fox Rothschild LLP Appointed to the NJ Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court

February 13, 2009

Steven C. Levitt, a partner and co-chair of the Tax & Estates Department with Fox Rothschild LLP, has been appointed to the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court for its 2008-2010 term, effective immediately.

The Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court is comprised of members of the bench and tax bar as well as representatives of taxpayers’ groups, local, county and state tax administrators, and others concerned with the administration and review of the New Jersey Tax Court. The Committee meets quarterly.

Levitt, who practices in the firm’s Princeton, New Jersey, office, represents clients involved in probate and tax controversies, including negotiations among family members in connection with probate matters; litigation in the Superior Court of New Jersey of contested will probates; matters before the Appeals Division of the Internal Revenue Service and the Conference and Hearings Branch of the New Jersey Division of Taxation; matters before the United States Tax Court and the New Jersey Tax Court; working with accountants on complex income tax examinations regarding Federal and New Jersey tax issues; and representing multi-state corporations in connection with New Jersey tax liabilities. In addition, he represented clients for their estate and gift tax planning.

In addition to serving as co-chair of the Tax & Estates Department, Levitt’s leadership roles in the firm include co-chair of the Automotive Practice, co-chair of the Exempt Organizations Practice and serving as a member of the firm’s Finance Committee.

Active in the community, Levitt is a member of the Board of Trustees of St. Mary Medical Center Foundation, Langhorne, PA. He also teaches on tax and business law related topics before various professional groups. Levitt has written several articles that have been published in legal, accounting and business journals.

Levitt is Martindale-Hubbell "AV" rated and has been selected as a "Super Lawyer" by New Jersey Monthly Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine

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