About the presenters
David W. Chodikoff is the National Leader of Miller Thomson’s Tax Litigation Group. David represents individuals and corporations in civil and criminal disputes with revenue authorities on a provincial, national and global basis. He has conducted over 550 cases before the courts and has over 100 reported decisions. David is a prolific writer and editor of authoritative domestic and international works in the areas of tax law and tax litigation. Amongst his six published tax books are the following titles: Transfer Pricing and Tax Avoidance, Tax Litigation and Advocacy & Taxation In Canada. David holds an AV Preeminent®Rating in Martindale-Hubbell and the International Tax Review has consistently ranked him one of the leading tax controversy advisors in the world since 2013.
David Kerzner, LL.M. (Tax) (NYU), Ph.D. (Law)(Queen’s) is a U.S. tax lawyer. He has been a licensed attorney in New York State since 1993 and a licensed Barrister & Solicitor in Ontario since 1992. His published books on international tax law include The Tax Advisor's Guide to the Canada-U.S. Tax Treaty, a two-volume, 2000 page loose-leaf service of which he is the Principal Co-Author and Editor-In-Chief. David has more than 20 years of experience in designing and implementing cross border tax & legal solutions for businesses and individuals. David advises private clients chiefly in the areas of cross border tax, business, and estates law.
Max Reed is a cross border tax lawyer with a focus on U.S. taxation for Canadians. Max has written widely on the topic of cross-border taxation. He is the co-author (with Dick Pound of Stikeman Elliot) of A Tax Guide for American Citizens in Canada, and a number of other technical articles including a recent article on the U.S. tax classification of Canadian mutual fund trusts. Prior to joining SKL, Max worked at White & Case LLP, an international law firm in New York City where he provided U.S. tax advice to individuals, corporations, and foreign states and clerked for the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal.