We are seeking an associate with at least 3-5 years of income taxexperience to join the Tax Department in our San Francisco office. This particular position will focus on defending businesses and high net worth individuals on federal tax controversy matters before the IRS and in federal court. More generally, Baker Botts has 50+ tax lawyers that assist some of the world's largest corporations, partnerships, other joint ventures, and independent businesses with their tax problems. We advise on topics ranging from corporate tax issues, employee benefits and executive compensation matters, to tax controversies and state and local taxation. In addition, we counsel individuals, families, and entrepreneurs on wealth transfer, succession planning, and other estate tax issues. Ideal candidates will have solid federal and/or California tax controversy experience with some knowledge of the underlying federal tax law; a high level of academic achievement at an accredited law school; and be licensed to practice law in California. Only applications that include a resume, law school transcript, and cover letter will be considered. An ideal candidate would work from our San Francisco office, although it may be possible for a candidate to split time between our Palo Alto and San Francisco offices.