Richard Euliss has more than a decade of experience litigating insurance and tax controversies. He began his career as a trial attorney in the Attorney General’s Honor Program of the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division. As sole or lead counsel, Mr. Euliss litigated hundreds of cases in that capacity, ranging from complex tax shelters and fraud cases to the John Doe summons enforcement matter against UBS AG. He has substantial courtroom experience and has tried several cases in federal court. In recognition of his outstanding work, Mr. Euliss received numerous awards while with the Tax Division. He continued his tax work after entering the private sector and has represented several taxpayers in or threatened with litigation against the federal government.
Mr. Euliss also has extensive experience litigating insurance disputes, including class actions involving consumer insurance products, sophisticated property and casualty claim disputes, life insurance and annuity controversies, and the erosion of extensive coverage programs by “long tail” claims. He regularly advises clients on the tax consequences of various insurance products.