Mary E. Monahan: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Mary E. Monahan

Mary Monahan
Partner
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202.383.0641

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Tax Controversy & Litigation
  • International Tax
  • Federal Tax
  • Insurance Taxation
  • Appellate
  • Insurance
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0641
Fax: 202-637-3593
http://www.sutherland.com/People/Mary-E-Monahan
 
University Georgetown University, A.B., cum laude
 
Law SchoolGeorge Washington University National Law Center, J.D., with high honors Articles Editor, George Washington Law Review, Order of the Coif
 
Admitted1991, Maryland; 1992, District of Columbia
 
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Professional Activities
Barrister member, J. Edgar Murdock American Inn of Court

 
Biography

Mary Monahan represents insurance companies and other corporations in audits, litigation and appeals involving the IRS. Mary participates in litigation in multiple federal forums, including the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, district courts, courts of appeal and the U.S. Supreme Court. She also represents taxpayers with respect to insurance company issues, interest matters, and eligibility for the research tax credit.

Drawing on 20 years' experience litigating complex and technical federal tax issues, Mary also advises multinational corporations on international tax and tax planning for corporate acquisitions and restructurings, focusing particularly on tax accounting and income recognition issues.

Selected Experience

Sutherland secures partial summary judgment in research tax credit case. Sutherland represents State Farm in case involving two questions of first impression. Sutherland represents GE in litigation in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Awards and Rankings

Dean's fellow, George Washington University National Law Center

Winner, Tenth Annual Student Writing Contest of the American College of Tax Counsel (1991)

 
ISLN901395977
 

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Congress Amends Section 831(b): Is This the Beginning of the End of Section 831(b) Abuses?
Dennis L. Allen,Thomas A. Gick,Michael R. Miles,Mary E. Monahan,William R. Pauls, December 22, 2015
On December 18, 2015, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (Act), which made several significant amendments to section 831(b) of the Internal Revenue Code. Prior to these amendments, section 831(b) permitted an insurance company...

Allocating Section 871(m) Withholding Tax Risk: ISDA Publishes New Protocol Addressing Withholding Under Section 871(m)
Robert S. Chase,Mary E. Monahan,William R. Pauls,Amish M. Shah,Carol P. Tello, November 16, 2015
On November 2, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) published the ISDA 2015 Section 871(m) Protocol (the Protocol) that provides an efficient method to amend existing ISDA Master Agreements to address recently issued final regulations. Under Section 871(m), certain...

Tax Court Holds that Residual Value Insurance Qualifies as Insurance for Tax Purposes
Dennis L. Allen,Thomas A. Gick,Michael R. Miles,Mary E. Monahan,William R. Pauls, September 24, 2015
On September 21, the United States Tax Court held in favor of the taxpayer in R.V.I. Guaranty Co., Ltd. and Subsidiaries v. Commissioner, 145 T.C. No. 9 (2015). The court concluded that the residual value insurance policies issued by RVI1 qualify as insurance policies for U.S. federal income tax...

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Mary E. Monahan

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980




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