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Lance Rothenberg, JD, LLM


Lance Rothenberg is a tax director in the firm’s Livingston, NJ office. He is a member of the firm’s State and Local Tax Practice, with a focus on tax controversies and tax planning. He has broad experience assisting a wide-range of businesses and business owners, from Fortune 100 companies and high net-worth individuals to small and mid-size businesses facing a variety of federal, state, and multistate tax issues, including sales and use taxes; corporate income and franchise taxes; personal income taxes; and excise taxes.
Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, he gained significant tax experience working at prominent, international law firms in both Washington, DC and New York, NY.
Lance represents clients facing federal and state audits before the IRS and state tax departments, in collection proceedings, with residency audits, with voluntary disclosure matters, and, if necessary, assists with appeals before administrative tribunals. He assists clients with obtaining advisory opinions and letter rulings, with expertise in addressing multistate nexus exposure, as well as handling tax clearance issues. 
Presentations & Publications
Lance is a frequent author and lecturer on a variety of state and local tax topics.
He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Taxation Section, the New Jersey State Bar, the New York State Bar, and the New York City Bar Association’s State and Local Tax Committee.
Education & Licenses
He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from the George Washington University, his J.D. degree, cum laude, from American University, Washington College of Law, and his LL.M. degree, in Taxation, from New York University School of Law. Lance was recognized as a New York Metro Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2014 and 2015.

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