Eric R. Skinner is the associate area counsel for the Large Business and International Division of the IRS Office of Chief Counsel in Detroit, Michigan. The Office of Chief Counsel’s Large Business and International (LB&I) Division serves corporations, subchapter S corporations, and partnerships with assets greater than $10 million. These entities typically have large numbers of employees, deal with complicated issues involving tax law and accounting principles, and conduct their operations in an expanding global environment. Skinner has been with the Office of Chief Counsel since 1995. He has extensive experience in tax litigation, criminal tax, corporate tax and international transactions. Skinner also serves as an IRS liaison to the Taxation Section of the Michigan State Bar. Prior to joining the IRS, Skinner was a tax attorney with the Detroit office of Deloitte and Touche. A graduate of Michigan State University College of Law, he also serves as an adjunct professor in the Tax LL.M. Program at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.
Last updated: October 2014