Robert B. Canter is a seasoned commercial tax lawyer who chairs the Tax Department at the law firm of Shulman Rogers. Mr. Canter understands how to develop tax-efficient deal structures which not only create real value (i.e., tax-savings) for his clients but also positions their companies for future growth. Mr. Canter has been entrusted with many clients’ “bet-the-company” business transactions involving complicated tax issues for over three decades. He has earned this trust because he is consistent, reliable, produces excellent work product and is a pleasure to work with. With his background in federal income taxation matters, Mr. Canter has assisted a large number of clients in obtaining tax-exempt status and complying with tax and corporate governance rules applicable to tax-exempt entities. In addition, he frequently handles appeals to the Internal Revenue Service of proposed tax assessments and the preparation and submission to the Internal Revenue Service of requests for private letter rulings.