About the Author
MICHAEL R. DEVITT, CPA, JD, MS, is Professor-in-Residence at the University of San Diego Law School. He was managing partner of a law firm where he practiced complex civil litigation in various jurisdictions around the U.S. and lead counsel in several high-profile cases dealing with fraudulent financial reporting, which have resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in combined recoveries. He is a frequent lecturer on evidence, financial reporting, accounting, litigation, ethics and other topics.
LAWRENCE A. SANNICANDRO, LLM, JD, MBA, is a tax controversy and litigation attorney with McCarter & English, LLP. He regularly represents clients in audits before the IRS Office of Appeals, and in litigation before the United States Courts of Appeals, the United States Tax Court, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and United States District Courts. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Sannicandro served as a law clerk for the United States Tax Court, and before that, as an attorney for the IRS. Mr. Sannicandro has written extensively on tax practice and procedure.