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ITI 2005 Conference Speaker Bios

Speaker Bios [pdf/4.24MB]

2005 featured speakers include:

Hal Hicks, Esq. - IRS Chief Counsel (International)
Lic. Alfredo Gutiérrez Ortiz Mena - Chief Counsel of the Mexican Tax Administration Service (Administrador General Jurídico de Ingresos – Servicio de Administración Tributaria (SAT – IRS Equivalent)
Ambassador Jeff rey Davidow - Immediate Past U.S. Ambassador to Mexico
Rufus Von Thülen Rhoades, Esq.
Lic. Juan José Paullada - Former Mexican fiscal federal attorney
Patrick W. Martin, Esq. - Immediate Past Chair, International Committee, Taxation Section, State Bar of California (International Tax Team Partner and Tax Team Leader of Procopio )
Richard Pugh - Distinguished Professor of Law, USD School of Law
John Merrick, Esq. - IRS Chief Counsel (International)
Reuven S. Avi-Yonah - Irwin I. Cohn Professor of Law, University of Michigan School of Law
Mae Lew, Esq. - IRS Chief Counsel (International)
Lic. Gabriel Ortiz Gómez - Ortiz, Sainz y Erreguerena, S.C.
Lic. Mauricio Bravo Fortoul - Ortiz, Sosa Ysusi y Cia, S.C.
C.P. Daniel Alvarez - Advisor to the Chief of the Tax Administration Service (SAT) and former General Director of Revenue for the State of Guanajuato
Kurt Kawafuchi, Esq. - Director, Department of Taxation, Hawaii
Daniel B. Rodriguez - Dean and Professor, USD School of Law
M. Carr Ferguson - Visiting Professor and Advisor to the Graduate Tax Program, USD School of Law
Lic. Juan José Thomas-Moreno - Notario Publico Notaria Siete, Baja California
The Hon. David Laro - U.S. Tax Court Judge and Visiting Professor USD School of Law
Elizabeth Beck - Branch Chief, Branch 6, IRS, Offi ce of Chief Counsel (International), Washington, D.C.

Among a number of other international tax authorities, practitioners and academics.