Neil I. Pomerantz

Neil I. Pomerantz* is a partner in the firm’s Denver office. He received his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, in 1989 from Princeton University, and his J.D., with honors, in 1994 from Harvard Law School.

Mr. Pomerantz’s practice concentrates in state and local tax controversy and planning matters for businesses and individuals. He has represented clients in jurisdictions across the country regarding a broad range of tax levies, including sales, use, and other excise taxes; income and franchise taxes; property taxes; and unclaimed property levies. He regularly litigates complex matters of statutory and regulatory interpretation. And, he has extensive experience litigating issues of constitutional import, including questions of nexus, apportionability, and unity. Mr. Pomerantz also counsels clients in developing and evaluating tax planning strategies.

Mr. Pomerantz has advocated for clients in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, media, software and computer services, construction, manufacturing, and retail sales. In recent years, he has devoted a significant portion of his practice to the telecommunications and media industries, assisting clients in applying often antiquated taxing regimes to modern products and services. He has represented cable service providers, local exchange carriers, inter-exchange carriers, Internet service providers, and data center managers, among others.

Mr. Pomerantz has written and lectured frequently on state and local tax issues. Among other publications, Mr. Pomerantz co-authored, for BNA’s Multistate Tax Portfolios series, a Portfolio entitled “Sales and Use Taxes: Communications Services and Electronic Commerce.”

Between 1994 and 2003, Mr. Pomerantz practiced with Morrison & Foerster LLP, where he was elected to the partnership.

Mr. Pomerantz is a member of the bar of the State of Colorado and the United States Supreme Court.

*Neil I. Pomerantz is a professional corporation.