For more than 150 years, Schiff Hardin LLP has served as strong advocates and trusted counselors for clients across virtually every industry. For both transactional and dispute-related matters, we bring an understanding of the legal issues our clients face. Our tax team has a successful long track record of representing businesses, organizations, and individuals in state and local tax disputes. We have helped taxpayers obtain tax refunds and defend against state and local tax deficiency assessments from the audit stage through administrative appeals and litigation. Our tax litigators apply their intimate understanding of important nuanced knowledge within complicated tax acts to achieve favorable resolutions. We work with a wide array of clients, including Fortune 100/500/1000 companies that are multi-state and multi-national, mid-sized businesses, closely held businesses, nonprofit organizations, families, and high net worth individuals. Our tax team has represented utilities, independent power producers, national shopping centers, major industrial manufacturers, hotel chains, restaurants, office complexes, condominium and residential developments, and other commercial enterprises.