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Edwards Joins Lane Powell’s State and Local Tax Practice

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Scott M. Edwards has joined Lane Powell’s Taxation Practice Group as the Firm’s newest shareholder. His practice focuses on state and local tax, including appeals and litigation, tax refund claims, ruling requests, state/local tax audit defense, multi-state tax issues and tax planning.

Prior to joining Lane Powell, Edwards was Chair of the State and Local Tax Practice out of the Seattle office of Perkins Coie. He is a frequent speaker on state tax issues and has given presentations for various organizations including the Committee on State Taxation (“COST”), the Institute for Professionals in Taxation (“IPT”) and the Tax Executive Institute (“TEI”). Edwards currently serves as Assistant Editor for the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives. He also serves on the Legal Affairs Council for the Association of Washington Business, as well as Board Member for the American Red Cross, King and Kitsap County Chapter.

He earned his J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law, with honors, and his B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude, from Princeton University.