Paul L. Caron

Monday, September 25, 2006

Potter Named Deputy Chief Counsel (Technical)

Irs_logo_302 Former Georgetown Tax prof Clarissa C. Potter has been named Deputy Chief Counsel (Technical).  From IR-2006-150:

The Deputy Chief Counsel (Technical) serves as alter ego to the Chief Counsel in the overall executive direction of the Office’s technical tax operations. The Deputy is responsible for planning and coordinating all non-litigation work related to the development, interpretation and application of Federal tax regulations, and serves as the Chief Counsel’s personal advisor on most national and international tax matters under his jurisdiction.

Since December 2005, Potter has been Senior Counsel to the Chief Counsel (Legislation), serving as program manager and senior advisor to the Chief Counsel and IRS executives on a broad array of issues related to legislation; fulfilling Counsel’s responsibilities to develop, review, and assist in shaping proposed legislation; and providing legal support to the IRS in fulfilling its legislative responsibilities. She joined Office of Chief Counsel in July 2005 from the faculty of Georgetown University Law Center, where she had been an Associate Professor teaching tax law since 1998. While there she served as director of the Georgetown University Law Center Tax Policy Workshop and as Director of Projects for the American Tax Policy Institute.

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