Ms. Smith is currently Senior Tax Counsel for Ranking Member Ron Wyden’s staff of the United States Senate Committee on Finance. She handles tax issues relating to international and corporate tax, tax exempt organizations and estate and gift taxes. Ms. Smith previously handled small business/pass-throughs and individual issues, including the alternative minimum tax, and education tax incentives.
Prior to working with the Senate Finance Committee, Ms. Smith worked with the Office of Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service. While with the Office of Chief Counsel, Ms. Smith held the positions of Assistant to the Branch Chief and Attorney-Advisor, working on procedural issues.
Ms. Smith was also an Assistant Chief Counsel for the City of Chicago’s Office of Chief Counsel. She handled local tax issues in the Regulatory and Aviation Litigation Division.
Ms. Smith received her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, and her LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University. Ms. Smith is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Virginia.