Liz McGee is a tax controversy attorney who represents individuals and businesses in administrative and judicial proceedings in tax matters at all levels. A native of Arizona, she received her undergraduate degree in Germanic Studies from the University of Chicago, graduating with general honors. She received her J.D. from Cornell Law School and her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Following law school, Liz spent two years as a law clerk at the United States Tax Court.
At Cornell, Liz served on the Journal of Law and Public Policy. While at New York University, she was a graduate editor of the Tax Law Review and was a Tax Law Review Scholar, Dean’s Law Scholar, and Ferguson Fellow. Prior to joining Wood LLP, Liz worked in leading tax practices in Washington, D.C. and New York. Later she started her own practice in San Francisco.
In her prior experience, Liz represented clients with state and local (SALT), federal, and international tax matters. She also gained experience drafting private letter ruling requests, representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, acting as tax counsel on public and private debt and equity offerings, and offering tax advice on a range of other transactional matters. She has worked extensively with individual clients, as well as a range of companies from the entertainment, technology, automotive, and financial sectors.
Member, State Bar of California, 2015
Member, State Bar of New York, 2008
Member, District of Columbia Bar, 2011
Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation – Dean’s Scholar, Ferguson Fellow, NYU Tax Law Review Scholarship
Cornell Law School, J.D.
University of Chicago, B.A., with general honors