Russell Jones is a Senior Counsel in Branch 3, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate) at the IRS. Prior to joining the IRS in 2009, he was an associate with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in London and New York. Before that, he was an associate with Baker Botts LLP in Houston. He has a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College, an M.P.Aff. from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.