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Friday, March 30, 2012

Senate Confirms Kathryn Keneally as Assistant Attorney General, Tax Division

Keneally The Senate yesterday confirmed Kathryn Keneally (Fulbright & Jaworski, New York) as Assistant Attorney General for the Tax Division (Senate Judiciary Committee file here):

Kathryn Keneally is a partner of the law firm Fulbright & Jaworski LLP in New York.  For over twenty-five years, Ms. Keneally has represented clients in tax controversies and defended against allegations of tax fraud and other financial crimes.  She is currently the Vice Chair for Committee Operations for the ABA Section of Taxation, a Co-Chair of the ABA National Institutes on Criminal Tax Fraud and Tax Controversy, and a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel.  Ms. Keneally previously served as Chair of the Tax Section's Standards of Tax Practice Committee and as Chair of the Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties Committee.  Ms. Keneally co-authors a column on IRS Practice in the Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure.  She has also served on the Practitioners’ Advisory Group to the U.S. Sentencing Commission.  Ms. Keneally began her legal career in 1982 as the law clerk for the Honorable Edward R. Neaher, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.  She received a B.S. in 1979 from Cornell University, a J.D., magna cum laude, in 1982 from Fordham Law School and an LL.M in Taxation in 1993 from New York University School of Law.

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