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Thomas Alfred Troyer

Thomas A. Troyer, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Federal Tax Practice, Tax Exempt Organizations, Charitable Foundations, Public Charities, Charitable Contributions. Member of Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered.


  • Troyer, Thomas Alfred was born on August 15, 1933 in Omaha. Son of Robert Raymond and Dorothy (Darlow) Troyer.

  • Education

    • Harvard University (Bachelor of Arts, 1955). University of Michigan Law School (Juris Doctor, 1958).


    • Worked at Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered (Washington, DC) specializing in Federal Tax Practice, Tax Exempt Organizations, Charitable Foundations, Public Charities, Charitable Contributions. Admitted to the bar, 1958, Colorado. 1967, District of Columbia.

      Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Associate Editor, Michigan Law Review, 1957-1958. Attorney: Tax Division, Department of Justice, 1962-1964.

      Office of Tax Legislative Counsel, Treasury Department, 1964-1966. Associate Tax Legislative Counsel, 1966-1967. Professorial Lecturer, George Washington University Law School, 1970-1975.

      Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1971-1977. Member: The District of Columbia Bar. American Bar Association (Chairman, Committee on Exempt Organizations, Tax Section, 1973-1975.

      Chairman, Committee on Low-Income Taxpayer Assistance Program, Tax Section, 1976-1978. Chairman, Committee on Technical Review, 1980-1982. Council Director, Tax Section, 1982-1985.

      Vice-Chairman, Government Relations, Tax Section, 1989-1991). American Law Institute. Fellow: American Bar Foundation.

      American College of Tax Counsel. American Tax Policy Institute (Trustee).


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Board of directors Common Cause, Washington, 1980-1983. Member Treasury Advisory Commision on Private Philanthropy and Public Needs, Washington, 1976-1977. Member advanced.group to Commissioner Internal Review, Washington, 1978-1980.

    Member committee of visitors University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, since 1982. Member Internal Revenue Service Commissioner's Exempt Organisation Advisory Group, Washington, 1987-1990. Fellow American Bar Foundation, American College Tax Counsel.

    Member American Bar Association (vice chairman government relations tax section 1989-1991, commission on homelessness and poverty 1992-1994), Council for Excellence in Government, American Law Institute.


    • Married Sally Jean Brown, June 28, 1958. Children: Kenneth D., Robert C., Virginia D., Thomas C.
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    Born August 15, 1933