Daniel P. Knudsen, Esq., LL.M.

Personal Information

  • Position: Special Counsel
  • Practice Area: Taxation
  • Phone: 516-599-0888
  • Email:

Professional Experience

Dan practices in FRB’s Taxation Group. He concentrates his practice in Taxation as it relates to all aspects of Large Businesses, International, State and Local, Controversy, not-for-profit Tax-Exempt Organizations, and Regulated Substances.  He advises clients regarding tax planning, structuring, and compliance. He serves as General Counsel to Native American tribal entities, Colleges, and non-for-profit Tax-Exempt Organizations. He also provides professional, collaborative guidance to accountants, attorneys, bankers, financial advisors, and insurance professionals facing sophisticated tax matters.


  • Georgetown University Law Center – Master of Laws, Taxation
  • Georgetown University Law Center – International Tax Certificate
  • Georgetown University Law Center – State and Local Tax Certificate
  • The Pennsylvania State University – Bachelor of Science – Finance
  • The Pennsylvania State University – Bachelor of Science – Accounting
  • University of Montana School of Law – Juris Doctor
  • University of Montana – American Indian Law Certificate
  • University of Montana – Environmental Law Certificate
  • University of Montana – Master of Science
  • Villanova University School of Law – Graduate Tax Litigation Skills
  • Montana State University Billings – Master of Science
  • Montana State University Billings – Bachelor of Science
  • Graduate School U.S.A. – Grants Management

Bar Admissions

  • State of Montana
  • State of Wyoming
  • State of North Dakota
  • State of South Dakota
  • State of Colorado
  • State of Utah
  • State of Texas
  • State of Minnesota
  • State of Illinois
  • State of New York
  • District of Columbia
  • State of North Carolina
  • State of South Carolina
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court for the District of Montana
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Numerous Native American tribal courts


  • United States Congress – 2011 Congressional Fellow
  • American Bar Association – 2013 JIOP Award
  • American Bar Association Business Law Section – 2014 Diversity Clerk Award
  • American Bar Association Business Law Section – 2015-2018 Business Law Fellow
  • American Bar Association Section of Taxation – 2015-2017 Christine A. Brunswick Public Service Fellow


  • U.S. Senator Mark E. Udall (D-CO)
  • California Superior Court – County of Orange – Complex Civil
  • Missoula County Board of County Commissioners
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas – Dallas Division
  • International Tax and Cooperation Section/Financing for Sustainable Development Office/Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs/United Nations

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association Business Law Section
  • American Bar Association Section on Taxation
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • State Bar of Montana
  • State Bar of North Dakota
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Wyoming State Bar

Areas of Concentration

  • Taxation – Controversies & Litigation
  • Taxation – International
  • Taxation – Planning, Structuring, and Compliance
  • Taxation – Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Business – General Counsel

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