Eric J. Cofill

Senior Counsel
Eric Coffill

Mr. Coffill is Senior Counsel at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP's Sacramento office. His practice focuses on counseling clients on multistate tax controversy and litigation matters at the administrative, trial and appellate levels, particularly before the California FTB (FTB) and SBE (SBE). He advises manufacturers, government contractors, technology service providers and other industry-leading companies on all aspects of state and local taxes, including transactional, income, nexus and apportionment issues. He is the author of more than 75 articles on a variety of state tax issues and is a sought-after speaker for numerous organizations, such as Tax Executives Institute (TEI). He currently teaches income and franchise taxation at the University of California, a position he has held since 1991. He also served as a state and local tax adjunct professor at McGeorge School of Law for nearly ten years. He is a member of the California state bar.

LL.M., University of Pacific McGeorge School of Law
J.D., University of Pacific McGeorge School of Law
M.Sc.A., California State University Dominguez Hills
B.A., Occidental College

Bloomberg BNA State Navigators:
California Corporate Income Tax (co-author)
California Pass-Through Entity (co-author)