Associate Chief Counsel, Employee Benefits, Exempt Organizations, and Employment Taxes at IRS, Office of Chief Counsel
IRS, Office of Chief Counsel
Rachel serves as the Associate Chief Counsel, Employee Benefits, Exempt Organizations and Employment Taxes (EEE), at the IRS Office of Chief Counsel. EEE provides published guidance, field support and taxpayer advice on a wide array of topic areas including qualified retirement plans, health and welfare and other employee benefits, executive compensation and fringe benefits, tax-exempt entities. Previously, Rachel was an attorney-advisor and benefits tax counsel with the Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury, from March 2012 to February 2015. In this capacity, she developed policies and guidance related to the taxation of employee benefits, employment taxes and exempt organizations and coordinated with IRS, Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Domestic Policy Counsel. She also previously served as a legislation counsel for the Joint Committee on Taxation from August 2008 to March 2012. In addition to my government service, Rachel has extensive private-sector experience, serving as principal at Groom Law Group in Washington, D.C., and associate with Covington & Burling LLP and with Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP.