Todd B. Reinstein

Todd B. Reinstein


Washington, DC
Phone: 202.220.1520    Fax: 202.220.1665

Todd B. Reinstein is a tax partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Washington office. Mr. Reinstein focuses his practice on advising clients on federal corporate tax law, including the overall structuring of taxable and tax-free transactions, deemed asset purchases, shareholder redemptions, stock basis and earnings and profits calculations, eligibility for the U.S. manufacturing deduction, simplifying corporate structures and minimizing the impact of complex consolidated return issues and tax due diligence. He also has experience with corporate loss limitation studies (Section 382) and the tax aspects of bankruptcy and workouts, including issues involving restructuring or retirement of indebtedness. He has experience with submitting successful private letter ruling requests to the Corporate Branch of the IRS National Office. His experience in these matters has enabled him to achieve favorable and cost-effective results for clients.

Before joining Pepper, Mr. Reinstein was a senior associate in the corporate tax group of a national law firm. Before that, he worked for six years as a tax manager at two “Big 4” accounting firms. At the accounting firms, he advised domestic and foreign clients on tax planning, with a primary focus on acquisitions and divestitures, tax compliance and the financial aspects of accounting for income taxes. Mr. Reinstein also worked for three years as an internal auditor with the IRS, where he performed independent reviews and appraisals of various IRS operations, including the Appeals, Examination and Collection divisions.

Mr. Reinstein is a licensed certified public accountant in the District of Columbia and Maryland.


  • LL.M., Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center
  • M.Acc., Nova Southeastern University
  • J.D., with honors, University of Florida College of Law
  • B.S.M., Tulane University

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Practice Areas