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Rebecca L. Harrigal

Internal Revenue Service
Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (Financial Institutions & Products)
Washington, DC, USA

Rebecca Harrigal is the Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (Financial Institutions & Products). Financial Institutions & Products provides legal support to promote uniform interpretation and enforcement of tax laws involving banks, thrifts, insurance companies, investment companies, real estate investment trusts and other financial institutions. It is also responsible for the tax laws relating to financial products and instruments developed by financial institutions and others, including annuities, tax-exempt bonds, options, forwards and futures contracts, debt instruments, hedging arrangements, and other sophisticated financial arrangements. 

Ms. Harrigal received her undergraduate degree in Business with a minor in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh in 1985. Ms. Harrigal received her J.D. in 1988 from Georgetown University Law School, where she served as a lead article's editor for The Tax Lawyer. She is a member of the Order of the Coif. Prior to joining the Office of Chief Counsel, Ms. Harrigal worked in the Tax Department at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. 


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