Joshua A. Labat Associate

Josh focuses his practice on tax controversy matters at both the federal and state and local levels, representing both individuals and businesses. Josh currently is a volunteer with the Community Tax Law Project, a low-income taxpayer clinic, based in Richmond, working with low-income taxpayers before the IRS and the U.S. Tax Court.

During law school, Josh was a member of the Criminal Appeals and Post-Conviction Services Clinic, where he had the opportunity to brief and argue criminal appeals in Maryland for indigent clients.  He was also the Managing Editor of the Public Contract Law Journal and received the award for Excellence in Oral Advocacy during the 2015 McKenna Long & Aldridge Moot Court Competition.  While pursuing an LL.M. in Taxation, Josh interned at a midsize accounting firm in the Tax Practice and Procedure group, where he routinely worked on both federal and state administrative audit appeals.


Argued before the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland in criminal defense matters.

Represented indigent clients and secured a new trial on appeal for client.

  • New York University School of Law, LLM, Taxation, 2017
  • The George Washington University Law School, JD, with Honors, Managing Editor, Public Contract Law Journal, 2016
  • The College of William & Mary, BA, Economics and Kinesiology & Health Sciences, 2012
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