Eric Carstens

Professional Biography

Eric D. Carstens is an associate in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C., office. He focuses his practice on state and local tax matters.

Eric assists clients with state tax controversy, compliance and multistate planning across all states for a variety of tax types and unclaimed property. He engages in all forms of taxpayer advocacy, including litigation, legislative monitoring and audit defense. He works closely with several of the Firm’s taxpayer coalitions focused on specific state tax policy issues such as the taxation of digital goods and services and unclaimed property.

Eric has co-authored a number of articles in publications such as State Tax Notes and the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives on various state tax issues and is an active contributor to the Inside SALT blog.

Eric received his J.D. in 2014 from The George Washington University Law School. He earned his B.A. in 2011 in political science from Elon University. He currently attends Georgetown University Law Center where he is pursuing a L.LM. in Taxation.

Eric is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia. 

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