Elizabeth StevensMember at CAPLIN & DRYSDALE
Elizabeth Stevens is a Member of Caplin & Drysdale and practices in the International Tax, Tax Controversies, and Business, Investment & Transactional Tax groups. Ms. Stevens' practice centers on international tax planning and advocacy for corporate clients. Matters primarily involve transfer pricing and U.S. outbound and inbound investment planning and structuring.
Previously, Ms. Stevens served as a judicial clerk to Judge Robert A. Wherry, Jr. (Ret.) of the U.S. Tax Court and practiced at a regional law firm in California, where she assisted corporate and individual clients with business transactions, estate planning, employment matters, and civil litigation. Ms. Stevens has also practiced as a litigation fellow at Americans United for Separation of Church and State in Washington, D.C., where she represented plaintiffs in federal court lawsuits involving free speech and religious discrimination claims. Prior to her fellowship, Ms. Stevens served as a law clerk to then-Chief Judge Royce Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Ms. Stevens earned an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law and graduated first in her class from California Western School of Law. Before earning her law degree, Ms. Stevens served as a U.S. naval officer. She received her commission through the Navy's ROTC program and holds a degree in international political economy from Georgetown University.