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Tax Attorney

Katie is an associate in the firm’s Tax Practice Team. She focuses on federal income tax matters for both foreign and domestic clients and issues pertaining to employee benefits and executive compensation.

Katie's previous work experience includes researching and writing appellate briefs while clerking at Even & Franks PLLC in Muskegon for several summers. She also worked as a tax research assistant at Loyola University School of Law, as an extern for Judge Ronald A. Guzman in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and as an intern in the Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office.

Experience

Leadership

Professional Affiliations

ESOP Association, Michigan Chapter

Grand Rapids Bar Association, Social Interaction Committee

Michigan Women’s Tax Association

State Bar of Michigan: Council member; Young Tax Lawyers Committee, chair

Women Lawyers Association of Michigan

Community Involvement

Gerald R. Ford Job Corps Center

Grand Rapids Art Museum, PanoGRAM Committee

Habitat for Humanity, Young Professionals Committee

Muskegon Innovation Hub, Advisory Committee

News & Publications

Publications

Clerkships

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Education

Northwestern University School of Law
Chicago, Illinois
L.L.M. in taxation, 2013

Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Chicago, Illinois
J.D., magna cum laude, tax certificate, 2012

Hope College
Holland, Michigan
B.A., magna cum laude, 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • All Michigan state courts
  • United States Tax Court
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