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Lindsay M. LaCava

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

New York, NY, USA

Lindsay M. LaCava

Lindsay M. LaCava is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm's New York office. She focuses her practice on state and local tax. Lindsay assists businesses and individuals with state and local tax planning and litigation matters. In the controversy area, she represents clients at all stages of state and local tax disputes including the audit, administrative appeal, state trial court, and state appellate and supreme court stages. In the transactional planning and consulting area, Lindsay advises clients with respect to the state and local business activity tax, sales and use tax, and personal income tax consequences of various transactions and activities.

In addition to speaking on a variety of state tax topics, Lindsay recently co-authored a chapter on the state tax appeals process for the “State Business Taxes” treatise published by ALM Media. She is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association Tax Section’s Executive Committee and the American Bar Association Tax Section’s State and Local Tax Committee.

Prior to joining McDermott, Lindsay was a tax associate at a regional law firm in Connecticut, where she advised individual and corporate clients regarding state and local, federal, and international tax consequences of various business transactions and represented taxpayers in all aspects of federal and state tax controversy matters. In addition, she previously worked at a “Big Four” accounting firm, where her practice focused exclusively on state and local tax.

Lindsay is admitted to practice in Connecticut, New York and the United States Tax Court. She is also a certified public accountant.


Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2005

New York University School of Law, LL.M. in taxation, 2009

University of Connecticut, B.S., magna cum laude, 2002

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