Fred Goldberg

Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Fred Goldberg is a partner in the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. He first joined Skadden, Arps in 1986, following two years as Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service. From 1989 until 1992, Mr. Goldberg served as Commissioner of the IRS, and during 1992 he served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Policy. Mr. Goldberg advises clients as special counsel on a wide range of complex transactional and compliance matters. In addition to advice regarding novel tax administration issues, he has directed compliance and management reviews on behalf of senior executives and boards of directors of various companies. Resident in Skadden's Washington office, Mr. Goldberg was a Member of the National Commission on Restructuring the IRS, a Member of the Center for Strategic and International Studies National Commission on Retirement Policy, and Executive Director of the Bi-Partisan Congressional Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform. In addition to his work with Commonwealth, he serves on the board of a children's hospital and as chair of its legal affairs and audit committee and as the future scholars fund board chair. he previously served on the board of the Corporation for Enterprise Development and is currently Senior Advisor to CFED for tax administration. He holds a B.A. and J.D. from Yale University.