- Number of Clients: 59
- Total Amount Clients Paid Firm: $8,310,000
- Average Amount Each Client Paid Firm: $140,847
- Number of Fortune 100 Clients: 14
- Notable Clients: Time Warner; H&R Block; Capital One
As one of Washington’s most successful tax lobbyists, Talisman draws on his considerable experience in tax policy in both the legislative and executive branches. He served as assistant Treasury secretary for tax policy during the Clinton administration, as well as chief Democratic tax counsel for the Senate Committee on Finance. Talisman’s clients at Capitol Tax Partners—where he has worked with Lindsay Hooper, Richard Grafmeyer, Lawrence Willcox, and Christopher Javens—include Fortune 100 giants such as General Electric, Apple, Time Warner Cable, and FedEx. Capitol Tax Partners collected more than $8.3 million through the third quarter of 2011. Many of those clients sought Talisman’s help on the American Jobs Act—President Obama’s $450 billion tax proposal to Congress in fall 2011.