Director of Tax Controversy
As Director of Tax Controversy at GBX Group, Katherine is responsible for managing the firm’s federal tax audits, appeals, and litigation. Katherine is well-versed in tax controversy matters and works to ensure that GBX’s tax transactions are fully compliant with all federal tax laws.
Prior to joining GBX, Katherine practiced as a Tax Controversy and Litigation Associate at Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, where she represented clients in audits and administrative appeals before the Internal Revenue Service and in litigation before the United States Tax Court. Katherine also previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph W. Nega of the U.S. Tax Court, where she drafted opinions, orders, and decisions and conducted legal research on a wide variety of tax matters.
Katherine co-authored the Tax Notes article “Eroding Conservation, Preserving Abuse – A Flawed IRS Strategy”, which Tax Notes recognized as one of the 10 best federal tax articles of 2020.
Katherine earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Duke University and her Juris Doctor from The University of Virginia School of Law where she concentrated in tax law.