Susan assists clients with resolving complicated tax disputes and litigation for corporations, partnerships, estates, and individuals.
Susan’s representation spans across industries including the technology, energy, healthcare, financial, and consumer sectors. Her cases and controversies typically involve high dollar amounts and tend to include international tax, transfer pricing, intellectual property, economic substance, and other high-profile areas of tax dispute.
While Susan is well-versed in providing tax advice to clients to mitigate risks pre-controversy, she is most often engaged in matters that are already controversies. Susan often helps clients navigate Internal Revenue Service (IRS) examinations and advocates on behalf of clients in the IRS appeals process. She has achieved numerous favorable settlements of tax disputes at the audit, appeals, and litigation stages.
When a matter requires litigation, Susan draws on her over 20 years of litigation experience. She represents clients in the US Tax Court, federal district courts, state courts, and appellate courts throughout the country.
Before joining Holland & Hart, Susan served as a law clerk on the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Susan is the Administrative Partner of the Jackson Hole office.