Blair Hlinka Interviews Robin Greenhouse for the ABA Women in Tax Forum Zoom Tea Series

04.16.2024 | 3:15 PM
Location: Virtual

You're invited to join the next Women in Tax Forum Zoom Tea on Tuesday, April 16 at 3:15 pm ET. Grab your favorite cup of tea or coffee and take a 45-minute break as we chat with Robin. We will talk with Robin about her journey as a tax law professional, the aspects of her career that bring her joy, and advice she has for other women in tax.

Robin Greenhouse is the Division Counsel for the Office of Large Business & International. Robin was appointed to this position in September 2018, after serving acting in this position from June 2018. As Division Counsel, Robin is primarily responsible for the tax litigation and advice provided by over 300 LB&I attorneys and paralegals located throughout the country. The Division Counsel works closely with the IRS LB&I executive leadership team in determining strategies, plans, and designs for comprehensive and customer-oriented tax administration program to achieve taxpayer service and compliance goals. She also works closely with other Division Counsel and Associate Chief Counsel on program matters. LB&I Division Counsel provides legal advice, litigation support, and other services to the IRS LB&I field offices. The LB&I Division includes a cadre of Special Trial Attorneys, who litigate some of the most complex tax issues and largest tax deficiency cases before the Tax Court. LB&I Division Counsel attorneys also provide advisory services to IRS Appeals and substantial assistance to the DOJ in litigating tax refund cases.

Since 1998, Ms. Greenhouse has been a Partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, focusing on federal tax controversies. Ms. Greenhouse began her legal career in public service, first as a Legal Assistant with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel in 1983 and then with the DOJ, Tax Division as a Trial Attorney from 1984 to 1988. From 1988 to 1992 she was a Tax Associate at Miller & Chevalier, Chartered. From 1992 to 1998 she was a Senior Associate and then a Partner at Groom & Nordberg, Chartered.

Ms. Greenhouse earned her B.S., summa cum laude, from the University of Maryland in 1981 and her J.D., cum laude, from Temple in 1984.

Ms. Greenhouse's work with the ABA Tax Section, includes chairmanship of the Committee on Tax Appointments and the Committee on Court Practice and Procedure. Ms. Greenhouse is a member of the American College of Tax Counsel.

A Zoom link will be sent in the confirmation email and will be sent prior to the meeting start.


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