Jones Walker LLP, a US-based law firm, has announced the appointment of Alysse McLoughlin as partner in its tax practice group on the State and local tax (SALT) team.
McLoughlin joins from an international law firm and previously served as head of state tax at Barclays Capital.
Among other responsibilities, she established the company’s tax-return filing positions and reserves, participated in the development of financial statements and reports, consulted on the structuring of commodity transactions, and responded to audits conducted by state tax authorities.
She earned her LLM from New York University School of Law in 1997 and her JD from Fordham University in 1993.
Bill Backstrom, head of tax practice at Jones Walker, said: “We have known Alysse and have respected her professionalism and talent for years. 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.”