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Law Firm Hiring & Moves
Jones Walker LLP expanded its State & Local Tax (SALT) Team with the addition of Alysse McLoughlin as partner. Ms. McLoughlin has experience in tax planning, state tax litigation, and other financial services, and she has previously served as the head of state tax for Barclays Capital and state tax counsel for Lehman Brothers. She has also been ranked in Chambers USA since 2017 for her tax law expertise.
“We have known Alysse and have respected her professionalism and talent for years,” said Bill Backstrom, leader of Jones Walker’s Tax Practice Group. “We are thrilled to welcome her to our team. Her background at a multinational investment bank, a global financial services firm, and the IRS is a huge asset to our SALT team. We look forward to working with her and seeing her immediate impact in support of our clients’ interests.”
David M. Hill joined Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine as an associate attorney. Previously, he served as a judicial extern and a law clerk in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Wyoming’s Fifth Judicial District Court respectively, and obtained a…