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Robert Aland is a tax partner at Baker & McKenzie in Chicago. Mr. Aland has been partner for more than 30 years and has been a partner at KPMG LLP in Chicago for two years. Mr. Aland specializes in federal income taxation with an emphasis on international tax planning and tax controversies. He has represented taxpayers in numerous cases before Appeals Offices of the Internal Revenue Service and in numerous docketed and decided cases in the United States Tax Court, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and various federal circuit courts of appeal. Mr. Aland has written numerous articles on international tax and tax controversy topics and is a frequent conference speaker and panel-discussion participant on these topics. He received his JD from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and of the editorial board of the Alabama Law Review, and his LLM in Taxation from the New York University, where he was a member of the editorial board of the Tax Law Review. He teaches Tax Audits, Appeals, and Litigation.