Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Tamara W. Ashford (Dewey & LeBoeuf, Washington, D.C.) has been named Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Appellate and Review in the U.S. Department of Justice's Tax Division (replacing Gil Rothenberg who has served in that capacity on an interim basis since September 2008):
(Hat Tip: Donald Tobin.)
Before joining Dewey & LeBoeuf, Ms. Ashford served as a Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Large and Mid-Size Business Division (LMSB), at the Internal Revenue Service, and was the U.S. Director for the Joint International Tax Shelter Information Centre (JITSIC). JITSIC was created in 2004 by the IRS and the tax agencies of the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia (and now includes Japan and China), to supplement the ongoing work of member tax administrations in identifying and curbing cross-border abusive tax avoidance transactions and schemes.