"I listen carefully to understand each client’s unique circumstances. Only after establishing and examining those case-specific facts can my analysis of the law be comprehensive and justifiable."
25 West Middle Lane
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Jeremy M. Vaida
Jeremy Vaida’s thoroughness and ability to take complex ideas and distill them into manageable and understandable concepts ensures that his clients are well-informed on complicated tax matters. He enjoys delving into sophisticated tax law cases and becoming well-versed in knotty legal or factual issues. Jeremy’s practice focuses on federal and state tax controversy matters as well as tax planning for business transactions. Additionally, Jeremy is well-versed in tax and business law as it relates to the emerging medical marijuana industry in Maryland and elsewhere, including, but not limited to, Section 280E planning, managing audit risk and ethical considerations for accounting and legal professionals.
Prior to joining Stein Sperling, Jeremy served for nearly 3 years as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey’s Tax, Bankruptcy and Debt Recovery Section. There, he litigated dozens of cases before the Tax Court of New Jersey in all manner of state taxes, including sales and use tax, gross income tax, corporate business tax, inheritance and estate tax, as well as cigarette and other excise taxes. Common issues included credits for taxes paid to other states, corporate nexus, estate property valuation, trust fund tax liabilities with responsible person determinations, and homestead property tax rebates. Jeremy also argued tax issues in New Jersey’s appellate court.
In addition to his role as a tax litigator, Jeremy provided counsel to the Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services, New Jersey’s non-tax debt collector, interpreting incorporation, partnership and LLC statutes, reviewing memoranda of understanding and other legal documents and contributed to the strategic planning of the Division of Revenue.
Away from the office, Jeremy enjoys swimming, hiking, reading science fiction and watching movies.
Columbia University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2007)
Jewish Theological Seminary of America (B.A., 2007)
Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2011)
Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M., Taxation, 2015)
State and Local Tax (SALT) Certificate
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