Peter H. Winslow




Litigation, Tax Controversy, Federal Tax Issues of Insurance Companies

Contact Information:

Phone: 202.434.9164




Admitted to the Bar in Ohio


Admitted to the Bar in the District of Columbia


U.S. Tax Court


U.S. Supreme Court


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s various U.S. district courts and courts of appeal


About Peter:

Peter’s practice includes audit, administrative appeals and litigation on tax issues that affect insurance companies. His tax planning work broadly covers most federal tax issues involving insurance companies, including insurance reserves, reinsurance, valuation, accounting and insolvency. He is engaged as an expert witness on insurance tax matters in litigation and in proceedings involving insurance company tax issues, and is a frequent speaker and writer on insurance tax issues. Peter joined the firm in 1979 after spending four years in the Refund Litigation and Interpretative Divisions of the IRS Office of Chief Counsel. Peter represented the insurance industry on the IRS Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee and is a former member of the editorial board of the Society of Actuaries Taxing Times publication.


Peter's Recent Publications


Peter's Speaking Engagements

May 30 - May 31,2019: Insurance Tax Seminar

31st Annual FBA Insurance Tax Seminar

J.W. Marriott, Washington D.C.

Topic: Life Reserves

May 31 - June 1, 2018: Insurance Tax Seminar

30th Annual FBA Insurance Tax Seminar

J.W. Marriott, Washington D.C.

Topic: Life Company Tax Reserves: Tax Reform, PBR, and Audit Issues



November 2-3, 2017: Insurance Tax Conference

42nd Annual Insurance Tax Conference

Orlando, Florida

Loews Royal Pacific Resort

Topic: Principle-Based Reserves and Expert Panel

October 15 – 18, 2017: Society of Actuaries – Annual Meeting & Exhibit

Society of Actuaries – Annual Meeting & Exhibit

Hynes Convention Center -- Boston, MA

Topic: Principle-Based Reserves and Taxation

June 2, 2017: FBA Insurance Tax Seminar

FBA 29th Annual Insurance Tax Seminar

JW Marriott (Washington DC)

Third Plenary Session: Takeaway Panel



Tufts University - B.A. 1972 (Magna Cum Laude)

Case Western Reserve University- J.D. 1975 (Order of the Coif)

Georgetown University- LL.M. in Taxation 1978


Federal Bar Association (Tax Section)

American Bar Association (Tax Section)

Former Board Member: Editorial Board, Society of Actuaries Taxation Section’s Taxing Times.