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Lindsay LaCava

Lindsay LaCava

Lindsay is a partner in the law firm of Baker & McKenzie LLP and is based in the firm’s New York office where she focuses her practice on state and local tax.

Lindsay assists businesses and individuals with state and local tax planning and litigation matters. In the controversy area, Lindsay represents clients at all stages of state and local tax disputes throughout the country, including the audit, administrative appeal, state trial, appellate and supreme court stages. In the transactional planning and consulting area, Lindsay advises clients with respect to the state and local business activity tax, sales and use tax, transfer tax, and personal income tax consequences of various transactions and activities.

Lindsay was recognized in the Legal 500 2016 U.S. tax rankings, was named a “Rising Star” in Tax Law in 2015 by Law360, and has been selected by Super Lawyers as a New York-Metro “Rising Star” for Tax since 2013. Lindsay speaks on a variety of state tax topics at events around the country and frequently writes about state and local tax issues. She is also a member of the Connecticut Bar Association Tax Section’s Executive Committee, a member of the New York Bar Association’s New York Tax Committee, and the American Bar Association Tax Section’s State and Local Tax Committee.

Prior to joining Baker & McKenzie LLP, Lindsay was a partner in the state and local tax group of an international law firm. In addition, she previously worked at a regional law firm in Connecticut, where she advised individual and corporate clients regarding state and local, federal and international tax consequences of various business transactions and represented taxpayers in all aspects of federal and state tax controversy matters. She also worked at a Big Four accounting firm in Connecticut where her practice focused entirely on state and local tax.

Lindsay is admitted to practice in Connecticut, New York, the United States Tax Court, and the United State Supreme Court and is also a certified public accountant. Lindsay received her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law, her J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law, and her B.S. in Business Administration with a major in accounting from the University of Connecticut.