- LL.M.Georgetown University Law Centerwith distinction2006
- J.D.American University Washington College of Lawcum laude2002
- A.B.Davidson College1999
Loren Ponds centers her practice on providing strategic counsel to clients on legislative, regulatory, and other tax policy issues, as well as advising on technical tax matters related to transfer pricing and other international tax topics.
She advises clients on the impacts of tax policy, such as the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), and issues related to technical corrections, administrative guidance, and legislative amendments to various provisions. In addition, Ms. Ponds advises clients on Advance Pricing Agreements, mutual agreement procedure (MAP) negotiations, and international tax controversy matters before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), intangible property transactions, and other transfer pricing and international tax issues.
Prior to joining Miller & Chevalier, Ms. Ponds served as Majority Tax Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, where she developed, analyzed, and refined the international tax provisions of the TCJA.
Previously, Ms. Ponds served in Ernst & Young LLP's National Tax Department with a focus on transfer pricing and other international tax issues, where she counseled multinational companies on tax planning projects, including intellectual property planning, supply chain optimization, and restructurings.
Fluent in French and German, Ms. Ponds worked abroad as Ernst & Young's Global Transfer Pricing Operations Manager in Düsseldorf, Germany. Ms. Ponds was also a German Chancellor Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Universität Hamburg-International Tax Institute in Germany, as well as a Trainee at the Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development in Paris, France.
- Majority Tax Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, 2017 - 2018
- Staff Attorney, United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, 2004 - 2005
- Legal 500: Government: Government Relations, 2019 - 2021
- Legal 500: Tax: International Tax, 2019 - 2021
- Legal 500: Tax: U.S. Taxes: Contentious, 2019
- Legal 500: Tax: U.S Taxes: Non-Contentious, 2019
- DC Bar Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2019 - 2020
- Vice Chair, Taxation Community, District of Columbia Bar
- Member, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association
- Member, Section of Taxation, National Bar Association
- Member, International Fiscal Association
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Loren Ponds will participate in a virtual discussion on global tax policy titled, "A Fireside Chat with Catherine Schultz and Loren Ponds on the OECD Tax Negotiations," with members of the Trade Po
With the action by Liberty Global in November of last year, we have the first challenge to the validity of the Temporary Regulations under section 245A.
Tax Member Loren Ponds discussed President Biden's plan to crack down on offshore corporate profit-shifting which is too closely tied to outside factors like the fate of an Organisation for Economi
Washington, DC, June 11, 2021 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered announced today that the firm received numerous practice and individual rankings in the 2021 edition of Legal 5
Tax Member Loren Ponds weighs in on President Biden's SHIELD proposal during a discussion with Jose Murillo, U.S.
Perhaps the most newsworthy item in the Treasury Department Greenbook was the Biden Administ
The recent release of the Treasury Department's Greenbook saw the unveiling of significant detail regarding the Administration's Stopping Harmful Inversions and Ending Low-Tax Developments (SHIELD)
As policymakers and practitioners analyze the proposals contained in the recently released Treas
The Treasury Department released its long-awaited "General Explanations of the Administration's
Among the revenue offsets contained in the Made In America Tax Plan to fund infrast