An attorney and CPA with more than 15 years’ experience, Dawn Rhea advises on tax consultancy and tax controversy engagements and works with the tax quality risk teams across the firm. She has advised companies and equity holders on the legal, financial and federal income tax consequences of mergers and acquisitions, taxable stock/asset and tax-free stock acquisitions, sales and divisive transactions. She also has represented taxpayers before the IRS and state taxing authorities in all stages of the examination and appeals process. Dawn holds a law degree from Loyola University, magna cum laude and Law Review, a LL.M in Taxation from the New York University School of Law, and a Masters and a bachelor’s in accounting from Tulane University.
Dawn is a member of several professional organizations including Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC), Large Business and International Subgroup Vice-Chair, and the American Bar Association Section of Taxation.