Christopher Bergin, President and Publisher
Chris Bergin, president and publisher of Tax Analysts, is is an authority on federal tax policy. He joined Tax Analysts in 1991, serving as the editor of Tax Analysts’ flagship publication, Tax Notes, for eight years before taking control of the overall operations of the organization. For almost 30 years, he has written extensively on federal tax issues in national newspapers and journals while working in tax publishing. During his tenure, Tax Notes magazine has been recognized as one of the nation’s top tax journals. Before joining Tax Analysts, he managed several federal tax products at Prentice Hall Inc. Bergin has a BA in history from Boston College and a JD from Pace University School of Law. He also has an executive MBA from Columbia University.
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David Brunori, Deputy Publisher
David Brunori, deputy publisher of Tax Analysts, specializes in tax and government issues. He is also a contributing editor of State Tax Notes and author of its weekly column The Politics of State Taxation. A research professor at George Washington University’s Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, Brunori teaches state and local public finance and fiscal federalism. He also teaches state and local tax law at the George Washington University Law School. The author of numerous books on state and local tax policy, Brunori received the 2001 Choice Award for his book State Tax Policy: A Political Perspective. Previously, Brunori served as an appellate trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice Tax Division. He also served as a David C. Lincoln Fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy from 2001 to 2004. Brunori holds an MA in political science from George Washington University and a law degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
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Cara Griffith, Editor in Chief of Tax Analysts' state publications
Cara Griffith, an expert on state and local tax issues and policy, is the editor in chief of Tax Analysts' state publications and the author of its column Practice Notes. Since joining Tax Analysts, Griffith has reported on many federal and state court cases, congressional hearings, and tax conferences. Previously, she wrote for a broad range of tax policy publications, including The Tax Adviser, The Hedge Fund Law Report, and The Hill. Griffith has a BA in political science, a BA in international studies, and a JD from the George Washington University Law School.
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David Cay Johnston, Tax Analysts Columnist
David Cay Johnston, recipient of a 2001 Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of taxes in The New York Times, teaches at Syracuse University College of Law and Whitman School of Management. He is president of Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE), which has 4,200-members. Johnston, who also writes a column for the Columbia Journalism Review, is the author of triology of best-selling series of tax policy books: The Fine Print (2012), Free Lunch (2007) and Perfectly Legal (2003).
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Jeremy Scott, Editor for Tax Notes
Jeremy Scott, editor of Tax Analysts' Tax Notes, is an expert on federal issues and corporate tax policy. Along with editing the writing of Tax Notes contributors, Scott writes periodic columns on federal tax issues. Before joining Tax Analysts, Scott was an associate at Silverman & Associates Chartered, where he practiced in construction law, bankruptcy, Miller Act issues, estate planning, debtor and creditor’s rights law, choice of entity, the creation of corporate and limited liability entities, and general corporate law. Scott received his BA from the University of Virginia, his JD from the William & Mary School of Law, and his LLM in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.
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Clint Stretch, Senior Tax Policy Counsel
Clint Stretch is senior tax policy counsel for Tax Analysts, with almost 40 years of tax policy experience. He previously served as Deloitte Tax LLP’s managing principal of tax policy, working to help clients understand and respond to emerging tax legislative and regulatory issues. Stretch also served as an attorney-adviser to the IRS chief counsel and as legislation counsel to Congress’s Joint Committee on Taxation, where he was responsible for the formulation of federal tax policy in such diverse areas as energy and natural resources, life and casualty insurance, partnerships, and tax administration and compliance. He has a BA in political science from Davidson College and a JD with honors from the University of North Carolina.
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Martin A. Sullivan, Chief Economist
Martin A. Sullivan, chief economist and contributing editor for Tax Analysts’ daily and weekly publications and blog, is an expert on federal tax reform. Sullivan has written over 500 economic analyses for Tax Analysts’ publications and is the author of two books on tax reform, including the recent Corporate Tax Reform: Taxing Profits in the 21st Century. He has testified before Congress on numerous occasions. Previously, Sullivan taught economics at Rutgers University and served as a staff economist at the U.S. Department of the Treasury and later at the congressional Joint Committee on Taxation. Sullivan graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and received a PhD in economics from Northwestern University.
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Joseph J. Thorndike, Director of the Tax History Project and Contributing Editor
Joseph J. Thorndike, director of the Tax History Project at Tax Analysts, is a nationally recognized tax historian. A regular columnist for Tax Analysts' publications and blogs, including Tax Notes magazine, Thorndike also has written for a number of national publications and academic journals. A prolific author on the history of American taxation, Thorndike's latest book is Their Fair Share: Taxing the Rich in the Age of FDR, published by the Urban Institute Press. Thorndike serves as a visiting scholar in history at the University of Virginia and an adjunct professor of law at the Northwestern University School of Law. He is also a 2012-2013 fellow at the George W. Bush Institute. He holds a BA from Williams College and an MA and PhD from the University of Virginia.
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Robert Goulder, Former Editor in Chief of Tax Analysts' international publications
Goulder was until recently Editor in Chief of Tax Analysts' international publications. He coordinated coverage of international tax issues for Tax Analysts' Tax Notes International, Worldwide Tax Daily, and Worldwide Tax Treaties publications. Goulder practiced law in the Washington area before joining Tax Analysts in 1999. He holds a B.B.A. from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from George Washington University.
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