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Rebecca E. Lee

Rebecca E. Lee


San Francisco, CA, USA

Rebecca Lee is a Principal with a focus on complex financial transactions.  As part of the national practice, Rebecca consults on domestic and international tax issues arising in complex financial transactions, including debt issuances and equity transactions. She spends a substantial portion of her time working with Private Equity Funds and their advisors, advising on matters ranging from fund formation and structuring, including international considerations, distressed debt taxation, transaction analysis, acquisition planning, to core compliance.

Rebecca is a nationally-recognized expert on financial transactions issues. She is a frequent speaker at American Bar Association, Tax Executive Institute, Practicing Law Institute and has published extensively on derivatives and debt instruments considerations.

Prior to joining PwC, Rebecca was an associate with a Washington, D.C. law firm, focusing on the tax aspects of financial and cross-border structuring transactions. Rebecca was also an attorney with the National Office of the IRS Office of Chief Counsel. She has held positions in the Office of the Senior Counsel to the Chief Counsel (Tax Shelters) and as the Assistant to the Chief Counsel, reporting directly to the Chief Counsel and assisting the Chief Counsel and both Deputy Chief Counsels on a broad range of technical and operational matters.

Rebecca has a B.A., from College of William and Mary in International Relations and Economics (Double Concentration), a J.D. magna cum laude from Tulane Law School and an LLM in Taxation with distinction from Georgetown University Law Center. Rebecca is a member of the Virginia Bar and the District of Columbia Bar.

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