Carol L. Lew is a shareholder of Stradling, Yocca, Carlson & Rauth, Newport Beach, California. She is nationally recognized with respect to tax issues relating to municipal finance. Her practice focuses on tax issues relating to a broad range of different types of State and local municipal finance, including 501(c)(3) borrowings, K-12 and higher education, IRS audits, and post issuance compliance.Ms. Lew is Past President of the National Association of Bond Lawyers, having served as President. She also served as Editor in Chief of the National Association of Bond Lawyers’ five volume treatise, Federal Taxation of Municipal Bonds, as a member of Steering Committee for the Bond Attorneys’ Workshop, and on numerous panels.Ms. Lew has served as Chair of the American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Tax-Exempt Financing Committee for the 2001-2003 term, in addition to serving on numerous committees and serving as author on comment projects on private activity bond restrictions, including those applicable to public/private partnerships.Ms. Lew has been a member of the Executive Committee of the State Bar of California, Taxation Section, and currently serves as a member of the Technical Advisory Committee of the California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission. She was Co-Author of the California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission – California Investment Primer.Carol Lew is a graduate of Hastings College of the Law (J.D., Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif).
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