Matthew D. Lee is a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP in Philadelphia, where he is a member of his firm’s White-Collar Compliance and Defense practice group. A former U.S. Department of Justice trial attorney, Mr. Lee concentrates his practice on all aspects of white collar criminal defense and federal tax controversies. He has extensive experience in advising clients on issues regarding foreign bank account reporting (FBAR) obligations, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), and the Internal Revenue Service’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Programs. He has represented hundreds of U.S. taxpayers with undisclosed foreign financial assets. Mr. Lee has published numerous articles regarding the IRS voluntary disclosure programs and FBAR and FATCA reporting obligations and speaks frequently on these topics.
Mr. Lee also represents clients in all stages of proceedings before the Internal Revenue Service, including audits, appeals, and collections, and Tax Court and district court litigation. Mr. Lee advises clients as to compliance issues involving the Bank Secrecy Act, the USA Patriot Act, FATCA, and anti-money laundering laws and regulations.
Mr. Lee represents companies and individuals in criminal investigations involving tax, money laundering, health care, FCPA, antitrust, securities, public corruption, and fraud offenses, and has significant experience in handling all stages of federal litigation including trials and appeals.
Mr. Lee is the author of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Answer Book 2016 (Practising Law Institute) and publishes a blog entitled Tax Controversy Sentinel (https://taxcontroversy.foxrothschild.com/).