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Date: March 22, 2017
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Tax law veteran to supplement firm’s depth in tax planning and tax controversy

Alex GolubitskySEATTLE (March 22, 2017) Garvey Schubert Barer (GSB) today announced that Alex Golubitsky has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Based in the firm’s Seattle office, Golubitsky will advise clients on matters including tax planning and tax controversy, drawing on his extensive experience in tax residency, foreign asset and account disclosure, Virgin Islands tax incentives and transfer pricing.

With more than a decade of experience, Golubitsky’s work includes a robust tax court practice, focusing on complex cases. He is one of the premier taxpayer representatives in the IRS’s Virgin Islands audit program, and he regularly represents clients involved with Large Business/International IRS audits. He is also knowledgeable in tax incentive programs in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico; his clients include individuals who are engaged in tax residency planning.

Golubitsky is a thought leader on mirror code jurisdictions and United States territorial tax. He provides key planning advice for cross-border transactions and investments and regularly advises on transfer pricing, income sourcing, asset and account disclosure, withholding tax, foreign trust taxation, and Subpart F income.

Prior to joining GSB, Golubitsky worked in the office of Marjorie Rawls Roberts, P.C. on the island of Saint Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. He has worked with hedge funds, banks, high net worth individuals and firms in industries ranging from energy to advertising. 

Golubitsky received his J.D. in Taxation from Lewis & Clark Law School and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Reed College.

About GSB

Since its founding in 1966, GSB has provided results-oriented legal counsel to help clients – from established market leaders, to newly launched enterprises and governmental bodies – solve problems, create new opportunities and mitigate risk. The firm takes a holistic approach to managing clients’ needs, with attorneys that are deep in industry experience as well as broad in current and emerging issues. GSB has offices in Anchorage, Beijing, New York, Portland, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. More information is available on the web at

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John Williams for Garvey Schubert Barer, (206) 625-0075 x1 

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