Daniel Rosefelt & Associates Welcomes New Attorneys

Daniel Rosefelt & Associates, LLC is pleased to announce the additions of attorneys John Samuels Pontius, Jr. and Derek B. Wagner to the firm.  They bring extensive knowledge in the areas of international tax, tax controversy and U.S. Tax Court litigation.


Prior to joining the firm, John Samuels Pontius, Jr. was a Senior Associate at a tax controversy law firm in Annapolis, Maryland.  He represented individuals and businesses with issues in international tax and tax controversy.  John worked for several years in the International Corporate Tax Group of KPMG.  While completing his Tax LL.M. (Master of Laws) at the Georgetown University Law Center he was a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judge Paris of the U.S. Tax Court.  He began his legal career as a Judge Advocate in the U.S. Army.


Derek B. Wagner joins the firm from the American Bar Association, Section of Taxation.  Derek served as Section Pro Bono Counsel, managing the Section’s pro bono and public service activities and working to provide tax legal assistance to low-income and underserved individuals.  Derek began his legal career at the U.S. Tax Court, serving as law clerk to the Honorable Judges James S. Halpern and Elizabeth Crewson Paris.


About Daniel Rosefelt & Associates, LLC

Daniel Rosefelt & Associates, LLC is located in Bethesda, Maryland and led by Daniel S. Rosefelt, Attorney & CPA. The firm’s practice focus is serious IRS civil and criminal tax controversies. Mr. Rosefelt has over 25 years of experience and was a founding member of Fried & Rosefelt LLC.