Troutman Sanders LLP
Since 1985, Roger Reigner has practiced in the areas of federal, state and local tax planning and controversies with an emphasis on the unique tax and accounting issues facing rate-regulated public utilities. Recent areas of concentration include the use of tax credits and incentives for the acquisition of utility scale renewable energy projects, sales and use tax advice and litigation, property tax advice and litigation, non-shareholder contributions to capital, VEBA taxation, and the taxation of nuclear decommissioning trust funds.
Roger has represented clients in numerous tax controversies with the IRS at the audit and appeals level and in the preparation of private letter rulings and technical advice for IRS National Office consideration. Although most controversies have been resolved at the administrative level, when necessary, Roger has represented clients in tax litigation before the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. District Court, the Court of Appeals as well as state and local courts, boards and other tribunals.