Prior to joining KPMG in 2019, Julie was a tax partner at Latham & Watkins LLP, where she practiced for 18 years. At her prior firm, Julie advised on federal tax aspects of complex partnership transactions, including joint venture investments, business acquisitions and related financing matters, with an emphasis on the energy/power and real estate sectors.
Julie has extensive experience in the renewable energy sector. She has advised on over 9,000 MW of renewable energy projects over the past 10+ years, including:
Julie is an active member of the professional tax community and frequent speaker on partnership tax topics. She serves on the planning committee for the IIT Chicago-Kent Tax Institute and chairs the Special Partnership Issues Subcommittee of the American Bar Association (ABA) Tax Section’s Partnerships & LLC Committee. Julie is also a board member of Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, a civil legal aid provider to Chicago’s low-income community, and a past board member of the Chicago-based Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law.