Joseph "Jud" Judkins is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Tax Practice Group and serves on the group's Tax Controversy Steering Committee. Jud focuses on federal tax controversy matters at every phase of a dispute, including audit, IRS Appeals, and litigation. The application of administrative law principles to Treasury regulations and IRS guidance is a core component of his practice. Jud advises clients on a broad spectrum of international and domestic tax matters, including challenges to the validity of regulations, participation in the agency rulemaking process through the submission of comments and testimony at public hearings, the scope and application of TCJA regulations, transfer pricing disputes, tax statutory and regulatory interpretation, and other domestic and international tax issues. Jud previously clerked at the U.S. Tax Court and served in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps. Jud concentrates on tax dispute resolution.