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Lee A. Kelley

Lee A. Kelley

Covington & Burling LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Lee Kelley is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Covington & Burling where Lee advises on a broad variety of matters affecting corporations and their shareholders and partnerships and their partners.  Lee’s practice focuses on structural and transactional planning.

Before joining Covington, Lee served as Deputy Tax Legislative Counsel at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  While at the Treasury, Lee participated in the development of legislation, regulations and administrative guidance concerning corporations and their shareholders, partnerships, exempt organizations, and tax credits. Prior to her role as Deputy Tax Legislative Counsel, Lee was the Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate) in the IRS National Office.  In this capacity, Lee played a central role in administering the private letter ruling program, collaborated on guidance projects with Treasury and other divisions of the IRS, and contributed to the development of tax controversy strategies.

Lee is a graduate of Colgate University and the Rutgers School of Law (Camden).


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