Administrative Law Judge, Los Angeles
Ovsep Akopchikyan received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. He received his Juris Doctor cum laude and Tax LL.M. with distinction from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, where he was named to the Order of the Coif and Alpha Sigma Nu. Prior to joining the Office of Tax Appeals, Mr. Akopchikyan was a manager in Deloitte Tax LLP’s Washington National Tax practice, where he specialized in representing taxpayers before California’s tax agencies. He also has substantial experience litigating business and real estate disputes before state and federal courts.