Dawn has advised clients on complex tax issues since 2006. She focuses on tax controversy and mergers and acquisitions. Dawn represents clients at all stages before the IRS, including examination, appeals, collections and private letter rulings. She also advises companies on the federal tax consequences of transactions, including tax structuring, issuing tax opinions on significant corporate tax matters, basis and E&P studies and modeling and identifying capitalization and deduction opportunities for transaction costs.
Prior to joining Moss Adams, Dawn was an associate in the energy and tax practice groups at Sidley Austin LLP where she advised on transaction structuring to acquire and finance renewable energy, infrastructure and other assets through various partnership, sale-leasebacks and other structures. Prior to that, she worked for Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP where she was an associate in the tax controversy and litigation and energy practice groups. Dawn represented and defended multinational corporations on a broad range of complex tax issues including financial services and products, privilege issues, subpoena requests and government and internal investigations. She also focused on structuring and financing transactions in the infrastructure and renewable energy sector.