Hochman Salkin Toscher Perez, P.C. is recognized as the preeminent tax law firm on the West Coast. The firm specializes in civil and criminal tax litigation, tax controversies and tax disputes with the federal, state, and local taxing authorities; white collar criminal defense; estate planning and probate; and structuring and negotiating complex real estate, business, and corporate transactional matters. The firm maintains an active tax litigation practice and has received many notable decisions on behalf of its clients before the Federal Appellate Courts, the Federal District Courts, the Bankruptcy Courts, the United States Tax Court, and various state courts.
Valentiam Group is an innovative boutique professional services firm with locations across the US. Our name originates from the Latin phrase "ad valentiam" meaning "to the value.” Our team is comprised of professionals with extensive experience and educational experiences. We focus primarily on helping tax advisors determine an arm’s-length price of intercompany sales transactions and the fair market value of assets for federal, state, and local tax purposes. Our work entails both domestic and cross-border transactions.
Lacey Strachan is a Principal at the law firm of Hochman Salkin Toscher Perez, P.C. and represents clients throughout the United States and elsewhere in complex civil tax litigation and criminal tax prosecutions (jury and non-jury). Ms. Strachan represents individuals and entities in litigation before both federal and state courts, including the federal district courts, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Strachan has experience in a wide range of civil and criminal tax cases, including cases involving technical valuation issues, issues of first impression, and sensitive examinations where substantial civil penalty issues or possible assertions of fraudulent conduct may arise.
Mark is a partner in Valentiam Group and brings more than twenty years of transfer pricing experience having worked in both consulting and in-house transfer pricing roles at Ernst & Young, KPMG, Duff & Phelps and Procter & Gamble Corporation. Mark has advised companies across a spectrum of industries – including technology, consumer products, direct marketing, healthcare and professional services. Mark has also been recognized by Euromoney as one of the leading transfer pricing economists in North America.
Mark advises multinational companies on a wide range of transfer pricing and valuation issues, including the following: Global transfer pricing documentation in more than 40 countries; global transfer pricing planning; tax-efficient supply chain planning; intangible property valuations within the context of IRC §§ 482 and 367(d); operational transfer pricing, including ERP system integration; cost-sharing; Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs); audit defense; Competent Authority matters in North America, Asia and Europe; and, FIN 48 / ASC 740 compliance.
Nancy is a Managing Director at WTP Advisors with over 15 years experience in transfer pricing and valuation services. Prior to joining WTP, Nancy was a Senior Manager in Deloitte’s transfer pricing practice. Nancy has been providing valuation, transfer pricing, and economics consulting services to companies in a variety of industries since obtaining her Ph.D. in Applied Economics. Nancy’s expertise includes: identifying areas of transfer pricing risk in existing and proposed transactions and developing potential solutions to mitigate risk; determining implications of business model changes, including those occurring through merger and acquisition; performing intangible property analyses and developing financial valuation models; providing US and non-US audit support; overseeing transfer pricing documentation preparation; and supporting clients’ Advance Pricing Agreement applications and renewals. Earlier in her career, Nancy was an economic consultant performing valuation analyses for purposes of commercial litigation.