IRS Chief Counsel is hiring attorneys; multiple job openings posted to help enhance the taxpayer experience and address high-end noncompliance


IR-2023-21 Feb. 8, 2023

WASHINGTON The Internal Revenue Service's Office of Chief Counsel today announced plans to hire additional attorneys to assist the agency in enhancing the taxpayer experience and addressing high-end, complex noncompliance.

"We're immediately seeking motivated attorneys to accomplish this highly challenging work," said William Paul, Principal Deputy Chief Counsel/Deputy Chief Counsel (Technical). "We invite you to consider joining our team if you're an attorney who's interested in litigation, giving legal advice on complex tax matters or working on published tax guidance to assist the public in understanding the tax laws."

Chief Counsel's litigation positions offer a broad range of experiences that frequently involve complex issues with a national scope. Chief Counsel attorneys work to publish guidance to promote taxpayer understanding of the tax laws. And Chief Counsel's litigators and guidance/advisory teams work together in an engaging and dynamic environment.

"Our jobs can help you build your career in all of these areas," said Drita Tonuzi, Deputy Chief Counsel (Operations). "And we work hard to provide new attorneys with support and assistance in these efforts: our training and mentoring programs are some of the best."

Some of the numerous advantages to joining IRS Chief Counsel include workplace flexibility, a collegial environment and an important mission to serve America's taxpayers fairly and with integrity by providing correct and impartial interpretation of the Internal Revenue laws and provide the highest quality legal advice and representation for the IRS.

Attorney positions are available in dozens of cities around the country. The full list of job openings is always easily accessible by searching for IRS Chief Counsel on The first announcements are already posted and can be viewed at the links below:

To learn more about these opportunities, visit IRS Office of Chief Counsel.

This September, Chief Counsel will begin recruiting current law students pursuing a law degree or an L.L.M. in taxation and recent law school graduates into its Honors Program. To learn more about Chief Counsel's programs, follow the IRS, Office of Chief Counsel on LinkedIn.