Robert E. McKenzie is the author of REPRESENTATION BEFORE THE COLLECTION DIVISION OF THE IRS and coauthor REPRESENTING THE AUDITED TAXPAYER BEFORE THE IRS. and REPRESENTATION BEFORE THE U.S. TAX COURT . Tax Lawyer Robert E. McKenzie has lectured extensively on the subject of taxation. He has presented courses before thousands of CPA's, attorneys and Enrolled Agents nationwide. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. McKenzie was previously employed by the Internal Revenue Service, Collection Division, in Chicago, Illinois. Since entering private practice, he has dedicated a major portion of his time to representation before the IRS. He served on the IRS Advisory Council, a group chosen by the Commissioner to advise IRS executives, from 2009 to 2011. He was a Vice Chair of the ABA Tax Section (2003-2005). He is past Chair of the Pro Bono Committee of the American Bar Association.
He is past Chairman of the Employment Tax Committee and past co-chair of the Task Force for Bankruptcy Legislation of the American Bar Association Section on Taxation and past Chairman of the Chicago Bar Association Federal Tax Committee.
He was Dean of the National Tax Practice Institute (1998-2002). Mr. McKenzie is currently a partner of the law firm of Arnstein & Lehr LLP of Chicago, Illinois where he heads its tax controversy practice.