Of Counsel | Ivins, Phillips & Barker
Harry L. (Hank) Gutman, Of Counsel at the Washington law firm of Ivins, Phillips & Barker, has over 45 years of tax experience and expertise that includes federal government Treasury and Congressional positions, full time teaching at the University of Virginia and Pennsylvania law schools and private law practice.
As Joint Committee Chief of Staff from 1991 through 1993, Gutman was the primary nonpartisan adviser to the House Way and Means and Senate Finance Committees concerning the technical, economic and revenue aspects of tax legislation. Gutman also served as deputy tax legislative counsel in the Treasury Department Office of Tax Policy. Throughout his career, Gutman has counseled major multinational corporations on various implications of tax legislative change. He has represented clients in legislative and administrative matters before the Congress, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service and has testified as a invited witness before the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance and Budget Committees.
Gutman received his undergraduate degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, a BA degree in Jurisprudence from University College, Oxford University and his LLB degree from Harvard Law School.