Todd Simmens CPA, Esq.

National Managing Partner of Tax Risk Management

Todd Simmens is BDO’s National Managing Partner of Tax Risk Management. Todd is responsible for managing tax risk issues for the firm, including tax return preparer issues, client-related practice issues, reportable transaction consulting, and overseeing the tax practice’s Tax Controversy & Procedure practice.   Prior to joining BDO, Todd was a member of the Tax Controversy & Risk Management Services practice of Ernst & Young, LLP. He also practiced law at White & Case LLP, where he assisted in the writing and production of Michael I. Saltzman’s IRS Practice and Procedure (Revised Second Edition).

Additionally, Todd served as legislation counsel to the U.S. Congress Joint Committee on Taxation, as an associate with Blank Rome LLP, and as law clerk to U.S. Tax Court Judge Joel Gerber.

LL.M., Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center
J.D., Penn State University’s Dickinson School of Law (cum laude)
B.S., Accounting, Drexel University

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
648 T.M., Reportable Transactions (co-author)