Annie Lawson advises corporations, partnerships, LLCs, and tax-exempt organizations on a variety of business planning and tax issues as well as the federal and state tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions. She assists clients with structuring new business ventures or restructuring the existing form to create efficiencies or prepare for sale.
Annie is also a member of our tax controversy team. Annie helps clients resolve tax disputes before all levels of taxing authorities and regularly represents clients before the IRS through examination and appeal. Annie’s prior experience includes having worked on the government side of the table for several years as in-house counsel for the state taxing authority. This experience makes Annie an efficient and successful communicator with the federal and state taxing officials because she understands the examination process from both sides.
LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2021
J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 2014, cum laude
B.A., Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2011, summa cum laude
Law Clerk to the Honorable Chief Justice Brian D. Boatright, Colorado Supreme Court, 2016-2017
Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Jerry N. Jones, Colorado Court of Appeals, 2014-2016
Beginning January 1, 2024, the beneficial ownership reporting requirements set forth in the Corporate Transparency Act (the “Act”), and the related regulations adopted by the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), take effect. Each “reporting company” formed on or after January 1, 2024 will have 30 days from the date of formation to file an initial report with identifying [...]