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 devices, pharmaceutical, health care, retail, and technology companies. She guides clients through all stages of tax controversies, Internal Revenue Services (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 matters, including transfer pricing, cross-border acquisition issues, debt-equity issues, settlement agreements, withholding privileges, summons enforcement, and penalties.