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101 West Elm Street
Suite 400
Conshohocken, PA 19428

email: lvaughan@rccblaw.com
office: 484.539.1925
fax: 484.362.2630

Education

LL.M., New York University, 2010

J.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2006

B.A., Duke University, 2003

Admissions

Pennsylvania
Washington, D.C.

PUBLICATIONS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

I empowered ambition when I obtained a non-traditional tax exemption for a nonprofit organization, helping it to implement revolutionary business standards. 

My Practice Area iS:

Tax


I have worked with: 

  • Private equity, real estate and lending funds.
  • Privately held businesses in mergers and acquisitions.
  • Real estate investment trusts.
  • A multinational corporation spinning off a division.
  • Corporations engaged in tax-deferred transactions and internal restructuring.
  • Nonprofits and nonprofit executives.
  • Hedge funds and mutual funds.

MY GREATEST STRENGTHS ARE:

  • Understanding clients’ objectives and providing creative tax planning solutions.
  • Advocating clients’ interests in private letter rulings and tax controversies.
  • Providing attention to important details to identify tax issues and avoid potential tax pitfalls.
  • Working with speed and efficiency to provide clients with quality advice.

I WANT YOU TO KNOW:

  • I successfully defended a nonprofit executive against the IRS’s assertion that she had engaged in excess benefit transactions over multiple years.  
  • I have obtained tax exemption for many clients, including charitable activist organizations, animal rescue organizations, a certification nonprofit promoting socially responsible business, and an athletic host committee.
  • I started my career and spent several years at a prominent national law firm and have also worked in the national office of a large accounting firm, focusing on mergers and acquisitions

WHAT MAKES ME UNIQUELY ME IS:

  • In 2010, I founded a nonprofit and I continue to serve on the board and volunteer in my free time.
  • I have been vegan since 2001 and love vegan cooking and baking.

MY PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES ARE:

  • Vice President and Director, Peace Advocacy Network
  • Trustee, First Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia
  • Nonprofit Consultancy Network


Industries of Focus

  • Real Estate
  • Private Equity
  • Nonprofits

SUBSTANTIVE FOCUS

  • Partnership Taxation
  • Corporate Taxation
  • REITs
  • Tax-Exemption