Richard W. Skillman
Caplin & Drysdale
Richard W. Skillman Member

P: (202) 862-5034

F: (202) 429-3301

Washington, D.C. Office

Practice Area(s)

Awards & Rankings

  • Chambers USA, 2010-2017
  • The Legal 500, Leading Lawyer, 2010-2013; Recommended 2014-Present
  • The Legal 500, International Tax Team of the Year, 2014-2015
  • Best Lawyers in America, Washington, D.C., Lawyer of the Year, Litigation and Controversy - Tax, 2014; Listed 1995-Present
  • Super Lawyers, Washington, D.C., 2008-Present
  • The Washingtonian, Top Lawyer, 2009, 2011-2012, and 2015
  • Fortune Magazine, Top Rated Lawyers in Labor and Employment, 2014
  • Expert Guides' World's Leading Tax Advisers, 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™

Recent News

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Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, The Administrative Procedure Act and the Impact of Challenges to IRS Regulations, Bloomberg BNA and Baker & McKenzie's 6th Annual Global Transfer Pricing Conference: Washington, DC, June 8, 2016
  • Panelist, Ponzi Scheme Update: Tax Treatment of Clawbacks and Other Items, American Bar Association, 2013 Midyear Meeting, January 26, 2013
  • Speaker, Executive Compensation and Related Issues, Tax Executives Institute, Inc., Virginia Chapter Meeting, November 18, 2010

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Recent Publications

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  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1970, cum laude; Order of the Coif; Editor-in-Chief, N.Y.U. Law Review
  • B.A., Amherst College, 1967, cum laude

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Supreme Court of New York
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
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