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ATTORNEY HIGHLIGHTS

Shareholder William C. McDow, a successful defense attorney, also is a certified mediator by the South Carolina Supreme Court.

Jocelyn Newman is an associate with Richardson Plowden. She completed legal internships with the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation Litigation and the District of Columbia Office of Human Rights, and a judicial internship with The Honorable Reggie B. Walton, U.S. District Court, all of which took place in Washington, D.C.

Now retired founding shareholder Charles N. Plowden, Jr., helped build the firm’s solid reputation in insurance defense and served as a circuit vice president for the South Carolina Bar.

Anthony E. Rebollo

Office
1900 Barnwell Street
Columbia, SC 29201

P.O. Drawer 7788
Columbia, SC 29202

Contact Details
Phone: 803.771.4400
Fax: 803.779.0016
Email: trebollo@RichardsonPlowden.com

Practice Areas
Tax Law
Tax Controversies (civil & criminal)
Professional Malpractice Defense
Broker-Dealer Defense (Securities claims)

Education
The College of William and Mary (B.A., 1986)
Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley (J.D., 1989)

Bar Admissions
1989, Texas
2002, South Carolina
2003, Georgia
United States Tax Court
U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas
U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Other Professional
2013, 2012 South Carolina Super Lawyer for Tax Law
Tax Law Section Council Member, SC State Bar (2008-2010)
American Bar Association Tax Section
State Bar of Texas Tax Section: Chair, Tax Controversy Committee (1999-2002); Tax Council (2001-2002)
Advanced Tax Law Course Planning Committee (1999, 2001)
Selected for inclusion in the 2008-2013 editions of Who's Who in America
Selected for inclusion in the 2008-2013 editions of Who's Who in American Law
The College of the State Bar of Texas (2008)
The Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas (2004)

Publications:

  • "The Civil Arrest and Imprisonment of Taxpayers: An Analysis of the Writ of Ne Exeat Republica," University of Pittsburg Tax Review (Spring 2010)
  • "Waiver or Nonassertion of Civil Tax Penalties," Lexis SC Tax P.I. 5,070 (LexisNexis Tax Center 2008)
  • "Understanding Criminal Tax Violations in South Carolina," Lexis SC Tax P.I. 4,830 (LexisNexis Tax Center 2008)
  • "Examining Unemployment Tax on Payments to 'Employees,'" Lexis SC Tax P.I. 4,752 (LexisNexis Tax Center 2008)
  • "Examining Claims for Refund of State Taxes," Lexis SC Tax P.I. 4,740 (LexisNexis Tax Center 2008)
  • "Procedural Rules for Contesting Tax Liabilities," Lexis SC Tax P.I. 4,739 (LexisNexis Tax Center 2008)
  • "An 'Ernest' Approach to Federal Income Taxation," 27 A.B.A. Section of Taxation News Quarterly 22 (Winter 2008)
  • "The Taxation of Ernest Hemingway," 26 The Hemingway Review 22 (Spring 2007)
  • "Responding to 'Gross-Up' Claims in Tax Malpractice Cases," 104 Journal of Taxation 353, (June 2006).
  • "Considerations for Third-Party Nonclient Requests for Return Information," 103 Tax Notes 88 (April 5, 2004).
  • "A Practical Guide to Understanding State and Federal Tax Obligations Based on Worker Classification," 14 The South Carolina Lawyer 14 (May 2003).
  • "Has the IRS Really Changed? What's Happening at the Newly Restructured IRS" 65 Texas Bar Journal 302 (April 2002).
  • "Administrative License Revocation Hearings," Voice for the Defense (September 2000).
  • "What Uncle Sam Wants to Know About Your Employees," San Antonio Lawyer (July/August 1999).
  • "Finders are No Longer Keepers' Under the Texas Unclaimed Property Law," (co-author), Today's CPA (November/December 1997).
  • "Independent Contractor or Employee? Understanding and Avoiding Tax Liabilities Based on Worker Classification," (co-author), San Antonio Lawyer (2nd Quarter 1997).


Anthony E. Rebollo is a shareholder of Richardson Plowden in the Columbia office. He focuses his practic
e on tax litigation, tax malpractice defense and financial litigation. Mr. Rebollo frequently represents taxpayers in civil and criminal tax matters in both state and federal cases. He also represents tax professionals in civil and criminal cases involving tax or financial-related allegations.

Mr. Rebollo's experience includes:

  • Broad tax controversy practice that includes examinations, "eggshell audits," administrative appeals, collections and other collateral matters.
  • Assisting a client in requesting and obtaining a Presidential Pardon for an offense arising out of an IRS "sting" operation.
  • Inheritance Funding Co., Inc. v. Chatman et al., No. 3: 12-CV-1308, 2013WL3946237 (D.S.C. July 31, 2013) (granting summary judgment in favor of accountant on negligent misrepresentation, constructive fraud, civil conspiracy and RICO claims.)
  • Johnson v. Robert E. Lee Academy, Inc., 737 S.E.2d 512 (S.C. Ct App. 2012) (affirming summary judgment in favor of accounting firm in case alleging professional malpractice.)
  • Buice v. WMA Securities, Inc. et al, 668 S.E.2d 430 (S.C. Ct App. 2008) (interpretation of arbitration provision).
  • Wogan v. Kunze, 666 S.E.2d 901 (S.C. 2008) (appearing for Amicus Curiae, S.C. Association of CPAs).
  • H.E. Butt Grocery Co. v. United States, 108 F.Supp.2d 709 (W.D. Tex 2000) (tax refund suit).
  • Bolding v. Commissioner, 117 F3d 270 (5th Cir. 1997) (shareholder, not S corporation, was borrower of bank loan, with result that shareholder had a sufficient basis to deduct S corporation's losses).
  • Murphy v. Campbell, 964 S.W.2d 265 (Tex. 1997) (affirming summary judgment in favor of Deloitte & Touche on all claims in tax malpractice case arising from alleged erroneous tax advice on sale of tax corporation's assets and alleged errors in preparation of corporate tax returns).
  • H.E. Butt Grocery Co. v. Jefferson County Appraisal Dist., 922 S.W.2d 941 (Tex. 1996) (property tax valuation method for inventory constitutional and appropriate.)
  • Sutton v. Mankoff, 915 S.W.2d 152 (Tex. App.--Fort Worth 1996, writ denied)(affirming judgment in favor of attorneys in tax malpractice case).
  • Ponder v. Brice & Mankoff, 889 S.W.2d 637 (Tex. App.--Houston [14th Dist.] 1994, writ denied) (affirming summary judgment in favor of attorneys in tax malpractice case).
Mr. Rebollo completed his undergraduate degree at The College of William and Mary in 1986. In 1989, he earned his juris doctor from the Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley. He is a frequent speaker and writer on a variety of substantive and procedural tax topics.