George R. Abramowitz


Since beginning his legal career in 1970, Mr. Abramowitz has practiced federal tax and insurance law, and has extensive experience in domestic and international insurance matters. A substantial part of his practice involves tax controversy and tax planning related to commercial property/casualty insurance and life insurance operations.

In addition to advising clients on IRS audits, Mr. Abramowitz represents insurance companies in tax litigation. He regularly provides tax advice in connection with insurance company transactions and restructurings, including demutualizations. He has also worked extensively on the design and implementation of property/casualty insurance programs for large commercial insureds, and advises clients with respect to the creation and ongoing operation of special-purpose insurance facilities, including captives.

Selected Activities

  • Chairman, Committee on Tax Accounting Problems, American Bar Association, 1976–1978
  • Adjunct Professor, Graduate Tax Program, Georgetown University Law Center, 1977–1979


  • Georgetown University Law Center, 1970, J.D., Editor, Georgetown Law Journal
  • Colgate University, 1967, A.B.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Other federal courts