Nicole Welch is the senior manager of the IRS’s Treaty Assistance and Interpretation Team (TAIT) and U.S. Territories program, which is responsible for all non-allocation interpretive matters and double-tax cases arising under U.S. tax treaties and coordination agreements with the U.S. territories. Since joining TAIT in 2012, Nicole has participated in negotiations under the mutual agreement procedure article of U.S. tax treaties, the IRS’s engagement in Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and Forum on Tax Administration committees, and the activities of LB&I’s Treaty and Exchange of Information practice networks. Before joining TAIT, Nicole represented clients in tax planning and controversy matters at a law firm in Washington, DC. Nicole graduated from The University of Chicago Law School and Georgetown University.