LOS ANGELES, CA – January 3, 2022 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce the addition of a new attorney to the firm, LaVonne D. Lawson. Based in the Los Angeles office, Lawson will join the firm as Counsel in Leech Tishman’s Tax and Estates & Trusts Practice Groups.
Lawson counsels small businesses, entrepreneurs and start-ups, as well as large businesses and established companies, in state, federal, and international tax matters. She focuses her practice on tax reporting and compliance, tax controversy and litigation, and estate planning.
Lawson previously served as a Senior Attorney with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Office of Chief Counsel, where she counseled revenue agents and revenue officers, represented the IRS in the U.S. Tax Court, and advised Department of Justice Attorneys and Assistant U.S. Attorneys in tax cases outside of the Tax Court.
Lawson regularly counsels clients on numerous statutes and regulations regarding substantive and procedural tax issues. She has significant experience representing clients in a variety of federal and California state tax controversy and litigation matters.
Lawson also has experience advising clients on international tax reporting and compliance, and assists businesses and individuals in compliance matters involving offshore assets and account reporting.
Prior to joining Leech Tishman, Lawson was owner of the Law Office of LaVonne Lawson, where she represented businesses and individuals in federal and California state tax matters.
“We are really pleased to welcome LaVonne to the firm,” said Pete A. Fuscaldo, Leech Tishman’s managing partner. “LaVonne has a depth of experience in both simple and sophisticated tax and estates & trusts matters for domestic and international clients. She has a keen understanding of the intricacies involved in tax compliance and tax controversy issues and will be a wonderful addition to our lawyer tea.”
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Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl is a national, full-service law firm dedicated to assisting individuals, businesses, and institutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in business restructuring & insolvency, construction, corporate matters, employment & labor, estates & trusts, intellectual property, litigation & alternative dispute resolution, and real estate. In addition, the firm offers a wide range of legal services to clients in the aviation & aerospace, cannabis, emerging cyber technologies, energy & natural resources, entertainment, healthcare, hospitality, and life sciences industries. Leech Tishman has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Sarasota, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington, DE.