Philip D. Speicher
Philip Speicher is a shareholder of MMR. Since beginning his career in 2004, Philip has become an established authority in litigation of tax disputes before the U.S. Tax Court and in representing both businesses and individuals in IRS audits. With his experience in matters of Federal tax and business law, Philip has been sought as a commentator on matters of federal tax administration and policy by national publications such as Bloomberg BNA, and in 2017, Philip received the Leading LawyersSM “Emerging Lawyer” award, recognizing the top 2% of lawyers in the U.S. under the age of 40.
In addition to serving his clients, Philip also works to serve the greater legal community. Philip is a former Chairman of the Illinois State Bar Association Federal Taxation Section Council and also serves as a liaison to Congress on behalf of the Illinois State Bar Association regarding matters of national tax policy. Philip has also authored educational publications for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education and is a frequent speaker for the Illinois State Bar Association and others.
Philip provides legal counsel to a broad range of clients, from brand new startups to Fortune 100 companies. In addition to his primary focus of defending businesses and individuals in IRS audits and in the U.S. Tax Court, Philip also provides services to his clients in the areas of business law, Mergers & Acquisitions, and estate planning.
Outside of his professional endeavors, Philip enjoys serving the community in a variety of ways, whether it be as the weekly pianist for his local church or serving on the Board of Trustees for his undergraduate institution, MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas. In his free time, Philip makes for a fierce opponent at any pingpong table, and he continues his quest to join the 1,000-pound club in the weight room. Most of all, Philip enjoys spending time with his wife of fifteen years and their four young daughters.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- American Bar Association, Member
- Illinois State Bar Association, Member
- The Missouri Bar, Member
- Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member
- St. Clair County Bar Association, Member