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TP Minds West Coast
December 4 - 5, 2024
Hyatt Regency San FranciscoSan Francisco

Jenny A.Austin
Partner at MAYER BROWN


Jenny Austin is a partner in Mayer Brown's Chicago office and a member of the Tax Controversy practice. She concentrates her practice on federal tax controversy and litigation, working across all industries, including medical device, pharmaceutical, health care, retail, and technology companies. She guides clients through all stages of tax controversies, from Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audits to administrative appeals, alternative dispute resolution proceedings, and litigation. Jenny is prepared to respond to a variety of both domestic and international issues that the IRS audits and challenges. Jenny favors strategies to resolve issues successfully with the IRS at the earliest possible stage without litigation.

Jenny’s tax controversy experience spans a diverse array of subject matter areas, including: transfer pricing, cross-border acquisition issues, debt-equity issues, settlement agreements, withholding, privileges, summons enforcement, and penalties. She also has experience with transfer pricing issues at the state level.

Jenny maintains an active pro bono practice, most notably working to exonerate an individual wrongfully convicted of murder through a series of cases heard by the trial court, the Illinois Appellate Court, and the Illinois Supreme Court [People v. Ortiz, 919 N.E.2d 941 (2009)]. She successfully represented a client before the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services who faced a death by neglect indicated finding. She also has taught trial skills for prosecutors with the Tanzanian Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau in Tanzania.

Agenda Sessions

  • Current Trends in Transfer Pricing Controversies

  • Managing Intra-Group Financing and Treasury Functions