Attorney with over 30 years of employee benefits and insurance product taxation experience and expertise, primarily with a major international law firm where she was first an associate and then a partner. Author of Governmental Plans Answer Book. Served under two former Commissioners of Internal Revenue. Has an AV Preeminent rating (the highest possible) from the Martindale-Hubbell law directory.
Experience has involved:
Cutting edge legal work for
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C. JD 1980
The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. BA 1976
St. John’s College, Annapolis, Maryland, 1970 - 72
District of Columbia, 1980
United States Tax Court, 1986
Author of Governmental Plans Answer Book, Aspen Publishers, 2002; the Second Edition of the Governmental Plans Answer Book, 2007; and the annual supplements thereto.
Founder of Employee Benefits Legal Resource Site.
Frequent speaker and contributor of professional articles on employee benefits issues
Further information is available in the latest edition of Marquis Who’s Who in the World.
Licensed since 1980
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|President||Calhoun Law Group, P.C.||2000 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|American Bar association, Taxation Section, Employee Benefits Committee, Subcommittee on Governmental Plans||Chair||1994 - 1995|
|American Bar association, Taxation Section, Employee Benefits Committee, Subcommittee on 403(b), 457 and Exempt Organization Plans||Chair||1994 - 1994|
|American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Employee Benefits Committee, Government Submissions Subcommittee||Co-chair||1989 - 1993|
|United States Tax Court||Member||1986 - Present|
|American Bar association, Taxation Section, Employee Benefits Committee, Subcommittee on Distributions||Chair||1986 - 1989|
|District of Columbia Bar Association||Member||1980 - Present|
|National Association of Public Pension Plans, Federal Legislation/Tax Section||Member||N/A|
|National Association of Public Pension Plans, Benefits Section||Member||N/A|
|American College of Benefits Counsel||Charter Fellow||N/A|
|American Bar association, Taxation Section, Employee Benefits Committee||Member||N/A|
|457 Answer Book, Fifth Edition - Aspen Publishers||Chapter 14, Miscellaneous Issues||2007|
|Governmental Plans Answer Book - Aspen Publishers||Governmental Plans Answer Book||2002|
|Benefits & Compensation Law for Nonprofits||IRS Clarifies Rollover Rules||2002|
|Pension & Benefits Week||403(b) Plan Audit Issues||2000|
|Pension & Benefits Week||TAM Clarifies Tax and Withholding Consequences of Early Retirement Incentives and Failed Section 457 Plans||1999|
|Georgetown University Law Center||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1980|
|Johns Hopkins University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1976|
|Annual Conference of the National Council on Teacher Retirement||Public Retirement Systems: Effect of EGTRRA, USERRA, domestic partnership developments, and recent cases||2001|
|ALI/ABA Program on Retirement, Deferred Compensation, and Welfare plans||2001 Developments in 457(b) Plans of State and Local Governments||2001|
|ALI/ABA Program on Retirement, Deferred Compensation, and Welfare plans||From Defined Benefit to Defined Contribution and Other 2001 Trends in Governmental Plans||2001|
|Eighteenth Annual Advanced ALI-ABA Course of Study||Governmental Plans Update (2003-2004)||N/A|
|Eighteenth Annual Advanced ALI-ABA Course of Study||Eligible 457 Plans: What's New?||N/A|