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Kyle is the chair of Reed Smith’s State Tax group, where he and his colleagues throughout the country use the right tools at the right time to help their clients pay no more state tax than legally due. Kyle's practice includes state tax return positions, audits, appeals, and litigation, focusing on Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and California.


  • Villanova University School of Law, 1996, J.D., cum laude, Member, Villanova Law Review
  • Temple University, 1993, B.A., magna cum laude

  • Pennsylvanie
  • New Jersey

  • U.S. Supreme Court

  • Certified member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation, serving as Vice-Chair of its Legal Committee - Sales Tax
    • Chair of the institute's 2006 Sales & Use Tax Symposium Committee
  • Member of the editorial board of RIA's Journal of MultiState Taxation and Incentives Focuses on editing articles for that publication related to New Jersey developments

Récompenses et distinctions

  • Honored with the 2017 Distinguished Service Award by the Institute for Tax Professionals (IPT)
  • Recommended by Legal 500 USA for Tax - US tax - contentious, 2017 
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Tax Law, 2008-2021. The Best Lawyers in America is issued by Best Lawyers. A description of the selection methodology can be found at No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Ranked as a “top ten” tax lawyer by State Tax Notes in 2011

Notable Quotes

  • 24 July 2020 “3 State Tax Takeaways From The Altera Transfer Pricing Case” Law 360
  • 2 January 2020 “An Unanticipated Repatriation Issue in New Jersey” Tax Notes
  • 12 March 2015 "Settlement in New Jersey Nexus Case Leaves Unanswered Questions" Tax Analysts
  • 4 March 2015 "Pennsylvania Governor Proposes Corporate Tax Cuts and Combined Reporting" Tax Analysts
  • 19 November 2008 "New Jersey's 'Throwout Rule' Faces Repeal as Governor, Legislature Ramp Up Efforts to Stimulate State's Economy" BNA Daily Tax Report
  • 15 July 2008 "N.J. Tax Court Rules on Apportionment Issues" CCH State Income Tax Alert, Vol. XVII, No. 12
  • 24 June 2008 "Pennsylvania Court Case Could Change the tax rules for Bank M&A" American Banker
  • 23 May 2008 "U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Kentucky Tax Law Giving Interest Exemption to In-State Bonds" BNA Daily Tax Report
  • 20 May 2008 "U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Kentucky Municipal Bond Tax Exemption" State Tax Notes
  • 20 May 2008 "Supreme Court Upholds State Municipal Bond Exemption"
  • 16 May 2008 "New Jersey's Throwout Rule: The Division of Taxation Singles Out General Engines for Full Summary Judgment" BNA Daily Tax Report
  • 2 April 2008 "New Jersey Tax Court Oral Arguments in Throwout Case" State Tax Notes
  • 1 April 2008 "Oral Argument Held in New Jersey Throwout Litigation" CCH State Income Tax Alert, Vol. XVII, No. 6
  • May 2006 "Supreme Court Rebuffs Ohio Tax Break Challenge" The Wall Street Journal
  • June 2006 "PA Business Privilege Tax Penalizes Manufacturers" The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • "Federally Chartered Banks Protected by Commerce Clause" CCH State Income Tax Alert, Vol. XVI, No. 20
  • 1 September 2007 "New Jersey Tax Court Finds IRC § 338(h)(10) Transaction Creates Non-Operational Income" CCH State Income Tax Alert, Vol. XVI, No. 15
  • 1 June 2007 "New Jersey Throwout Cases Progress" CCH State Income Tax Alert, Vol. XVI, No. 10
  • 1 April 2007 "Lanco and MBNA File Petitions for Certiorari With U.S. Supreme Court" CCH State Income Tax Alert, Vol. XVI No. 6
  • 1 April 2007 "Deadline for New Jersey Refund Claims Nears" CCH State Income Tax Alert, Vol. XVI No. 6
  • 13 February 2007 "New Jersey Plaintiffs Attempt to Throw Out Throwout" State Tax Notes