Julia advises on U.S. tax planning and tax controversy matters, with an emphasis on international tax planning (inbound and outbound), mergers and acquisitions, and transfer pricing. She represents clients from a diverse set of industries and geographic areas. She has represented a number of Fortune 500 companies in U.S. federal income tax matters and has successfully represented clients in federal tax controversies at all levels.
Julia was named as Tax Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year in 2021 and was shortlisted in the Tax Lawyer of the Year category in 2022 and 2020 by International Tax Review at the Americas Women in Business Law awards, and honored as one of the top 40 lawyers under 40 in the U.S. by the American Bar Association in 2018. She has appeared in Euromoney’s Expert Guides and International Tax Review’s Women in Tax Leaders.
In addition, Julia teaches international tax at UC Berkeley School of Law and in the Master’s Program at San José State University. Julia is an author of a monthly column in Tax Notes on international tax developments and regularly speaks at major tax conferences for professional tax groups, including for the International Fiscal Association, ITR, Pacific Rim Tax Institute, and Euromoney. Julia is also the co-President of the Northern California region for the International Fiscal Association.