Anne O’Connell Devereaux has served as Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (Field Service & Litigation) (International), for the IRS Office of Chief Counsel in Washington, DC, since 2013. Her responsibilities include overseeing ACCI’s litigation program, ensuring ACCI’s continued support of field counsel and the IRS examination functions, as well as supervising the issuance of legal memoranda and rulings. Since the enactment of significant tax legislation in December of 2017, she has also been involved in developing published guidance in support of the new law.
Prior to her position in ACCI’s front office, Anne was the Senior Technical Reviewer in Branch 3 (the foreign tax credit branch) of ACCI. Before joining ACCI in 1998, Ms. Devereaux served as Editor for Tax Notes International, as an associate at the law firm of Muldoon, Murphy & Faucette, and as Attorney-Advisor to the Honorable Herbert Chabot at the U.S. Tax Court. Ms. Devereaux received her Bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary, her J.D. from the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, and her LL.M. in Taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center.