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Leighanne Scott Named Top 25 Opportunity Zone Influencers

June 25, 2020, Opportunity Zone Magazine

Opportunity Zone Magazine named Leighanne Scott as a Top 25 Opportunity Zone Influencer for 2020 under Tax Specialists. The list recognizes the industry's leading and most influential Opportunity Zone professionals with the greatest vision, influence and industry experience.

Leighanne Scott is the leader of the firm’s State & Local tax practice group. Within her practice, Ms. Scott represents individuals and multistate businesses on all aspects of state tax planning and controversies related to business operations, transactions, and personal income tax. She regularly provides counsel on technical issues involving federal conformity, nexus, apportionment, unity, partnership withholding, mergers and acquisitions, sales and use, business activity and real estate transfer taxes. An integral part of Ms. Scott’s practice is her specialty in representing clients in state tax controversy at all levels of dispute including notice response, audits, administrative appeals and litigation. She frequently provides counsel to clients on voluntary disclosures, amnesty, and compliance initiatives as part of the controversy practice.


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