Ronald Aucutt, a partner in the firm’s Tysons Corner office and co-chair of
its private wealth services group, has been selected to serve as a member of the
Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC).
IRSAC members are selected to represent the taxpaying public, tax
professionals, small and large businesses, academia and the payroll community.
As an IRSAC member, Aucutt will serve a three-year term with a possible one-year
Aucutt focuses his practice on planning and controversy matters involving
estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes; income taxation of trusts
and estates; rules regarding tax-exempt organizations and charitable
contributions; and related tax issues. He has extensive experience advising
clients on the transfer of wealth from one generation to another, including the
orderly and tax-efficient succession of family-owned businesses.
He is a fellow and past president of The American College of Trust and Estate
Counsel and is a former chair of its Washington Affairs Committee. He is also a
former vice chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation. He was
named the 2012 “Washington, D.C., Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year” by Best
Lawyers, and the Washingtonian recognized him as one of Washington's 31 “Best
Lawyers” in its December 2011 issue. He holds Chambers USA's “Band 1” ranking
for Wealth Management and was elected to the National Association of Estate
Planners & Councils Estate Planning Hall of Fame® in 2009 as a Distinguished
Accredited Estate Planner®.