For more than twenty years, Mr. Fink has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York University Law School's Graduate Tax Program, teaching the course on Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties. In addition, Mr. Fink was a Visiting Professor of United States tax law at the University of Peking in Beijing, China, and is a nationwide lecturer via government television, teaching civil and criminal tax procedures to attorneys and agents of the Department of Justice and the Internal Revenue Service.
Mr. Fink lectures frequently at tax and criminal symposia, and appears regularly as a commentator on radio, television, and in newspapers.
Mr. Fink has served as Chairman of numerous committees of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the New York County Lawyers' Association.
Mr. Fink also has served on the Advisory Committee to the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice and was the Co-Chairman of the IRS Northeast Regional Bar Liaison. He has testified as an expert witness on the Internal Revenue Service's investigative powers before subcommittees of both Houses of Congress and has testified before the New York State Assembly's Ways and Means Committee on tax legislation.
Awards and Recognitions
- Mr. Fink received the highest possible rating by Chambers USA; named "superstar tax fraud defender," and he was recognized for his "litigation skill, insight into the government, and tremendous courtroom record."
- Mr. Fink has been named by his peers as one of "The Best Lawyers in America" for 2011 and 2012.
- He has been recognized by "New York Super Lawyers" for 2011.
- He was voted a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel.
- Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
- He was honored by the American Bar Association Tax Section with the Jules Ritholz Award for "Outstanding Dedication, Achievement, and Integrity in the Field of Civil and Criminal Tax Controversies."