Welcome to McMillan – Adam Gotfried 

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September 2018

We are pleased to announce that Adam Gotfried will be joining our Tax Group in our Toronto office as tax litigation counsel, effective September 5, 2018.
 
Adam received his Bachelor of Laws from the University of British Columbia, was first called to the British Columbia bar in 2009, and became a member of the Law Society of Ontario in 2014.  

Adam spent the first five years of his career honing his tax litigation skills with the Tax Law Services division of the federal Department of Justice.  During his time working for the Department of Justice, Adam became one of the government's leading experts on rectification matters.  More recently, Adam continued his career working with a law firm affiliated with one of the large accounting firms.
 
Adam has acted for clients on tax litigation matters involving the challenge (and later defence) of complex tax planning  and loss utilization strategies, the application of Canada's increasingly prominent transfer pricing rules, and assessments based on the various anti-avoidance rules contained in our tax legislation. Adam has broad experience and has enjoyed great success advising clients on all stages of tax disputes and has regularly appeared before the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and the British Columbia Supreme Court. 
 
Please join us in welcoming Adam to the firm!

Adam can be reached at 416.865.7916 or by email at adam.gotfried@mcmillan.ca