- 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 - 2020
- Legal 500: Tax: International Tax, 2019 - 2020
- Legal 500: Tax: U.S. Taxes: Contentious, 2019
- Legal 500: Tax: U.S Taxes: Non-Contentious, 2019
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On this episode, hosts Loren Ponds and Steve Dixon discuss with guest Andy Howlett (Tax Member at Miller & Chevalier) some of the finer points of Section 199A.
In this episode, Loren and Steve discuss the APA, what it means for Treasury Regulations, and the APA issues presented in the Altera case.
In this episode of tax break, hosts Loren Ponds and Steve Dixon are joined by guest Kevin Kenworthy (Chair of Miller & Chevalier's Tax Department) to discuss the upshot of the district court's
The Women in Tax Forum of the ABA Tax Section hosted a panel of leading women of color, including Miller & Chevalier's Loren Ponds and Lisandra Ortiz, on June 26, 2020.
Washington, DC, June 22, 2020 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered announced today that the firm received numerous practice and individual rankings in the 2020 edition of Legal 5
On July 9, 2020, Treasury and the IRS released final regulations under section 250, which provides a deduction for a domestic corporation's foreign derived intangible income (FDII) and global intan
What was shaping up to be another year of tax gridlock in Washington has, like seemingly everything else, been disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak.
Under immense pressure to devise a fair and administrable solution for taxing digital businesses by 2020, the OECD yesterday released a public consultation document to test the waters with a potent
On June 14, 2019, the Department of Treasury (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) simultaneously issued proposed regulations (GILTI Proposed Regulations)1 and final regulati
Almost 18 months after the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), tax executives remain undecided about the law's impact on U.S.