Jennifer is a partner in Reed Smith's New York office. She works with companies and individuals to assist in reducing state tax liabilities and to eliminate the risk of audit exposure. Jennifer's practice focuses on New York State and City, New Jersey, and Connecticut issues. She excels at providing effective and practical counsel that meets the unique goals of each client. Through years of work in private practice and time spent with the New York City Department of Finance, Jennifer has learned the most effective strategies to both settle and litigate cases, and most importantly, when to pursue each avenue of resolution.
In addition to her regional expertise, Jennifer helps many Fortune 500 companies manage their income, transaction, and withholding tax liabilities on a national scale. She is particularly adept at thinking beyond a single tax issue and leveraging her understanding of business operations and realities to
ensure clients are provided legal advice that meets the business needs of the company as a whole.
Jennifer also specializes in assisting high-net-worth individuals to reduce state personal income tax liabilities. She has successfully appealed many tax assessments asserted by state departments of revenue based on domicile, statutory residency, and income allocation allegations.
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