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Audrey W. Ellis

U.S. Department of the Treasury
Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy
Washington, DC, USA


EXPERIENCE

  • DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY, OFFICE OF TAX POLICY

    Attorney Advisor (September 2017-Present)

  • PRICEWATERHOUSE COOPERS LLP

    Washington National Tax Services, Mergers & Acquisitions

    Managing Director (July 2013-September 2017); Director (July 2010-July 2013); Manager (September 2008-July 2010)

    Specialize in the taxation of partnerships, limited liability companies, and joint ventures. Assisted numerous public and private companies in addressing federal tax matters, including the structuring and negotiation of complex partnership arrangements; drafting requests for private letter rulings and closing agreements; providing advice with respect to IRS examinations and prefiling agreements; and structuring partnership employee compensation arrangements.  Participated in panel discussions and presented on partnership tax topics at tax institutes throughout the United States.  Coauthored articles on partnership tax topics including debt workouts, the definition of property, self-employment tax, and the partnership non-compensatory option regulations.     

  • OFFICE OF CHIEF COUNSEL, IRS

Senior Counsel (October 2005−July 2008); Attorney Advisor (November 1998−October 2005)

Division of Passthroughs and Special Industries.  Researched, drafted, and reviewed private letter rulings, regulations, field service advice, and special projects relating to the income taxation of trusts, partnerships, and subchapter “S” corporations.

EDUCATION

  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER, L.L.M., with Distinction, Taxation, February 2004
  • CORNELL LAW SCHOOL, J.D., cum laude, May 1998

Editor, Cornell International Law Journal

Concentration in Business Law and Regulation

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, B.A., High Distinction, Political Science, May 1995

Minors:                 American Studies and Middle East Studies

Honors:                Dean’s List (all semesters); Phi Beta Kappa

Study abroad:     Tel Aviv University (Spring 1994)

 BAR   New York

Audrey W. Ellis is associated with the following items:
Live Seminar  Live Seminar 2017 Tax Act Update: Riding the Tidal Wave of Regulatory and Administrative Guidance, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, New York, NY
Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2019, Tuesday, April 30, 2019, New York, NY
Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2019, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Chicago, IL
Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2019, Tuesday, June 04, 2019, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast 2017 Tax Act Update: Riding the Tidal Wave of Regulatory and Administrative Guidance, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, New York, NY
Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2019, Tuesday, June 04, 2019, San Francisco, CA
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web 2017 Tax Act Update: Riding the Tidal Wave of Regulatory and Administrative Guidance, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Cleveland, OH
2017 Tax Act Update: Riding the Tidal Wave of Regulatory and Administrative Guidance, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Columbus, OH
2017 Tax Act Update: Riding the Tidal Wave of Regulatory and Administrative Guidance, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Atlanta, GA
2017 Tax Act Update: Riding the Tidal Wave of Regulatory and Administrative Guidance, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Boston, MA
2017 Tax Act Update: Riding the Tidal Wave of Regulatory and Administrative Guidance, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, New Brunswick , NJ
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