Jenny Wang focuses her law practice in the areas of tax controversy, business and tax planning, international tax, and estate planning. In her prior roles, Ms. Wang has acquired a breadth of knowledge and experiences in her practice areas.
Ms. Wang has implemented both advanced and standard estate planning techniques to serve the needs of both high net-worth clients as well as clients who fall within the estate tax exemption limits.
Furthermore, Ms. Wang represented both individual taxpayers and business taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service, the Tax Court, the Franchise Tax Board, the California State Board of Equalization, and the Employment Development Department to tackle and resolve complex tax disputes against those government agencies.
Ms. Wang also helped her clients optimize and develop cohesive strategies that are aligned with their business needs while remaining cognizant of the associated tax consequences.
Moreover, Ms. Wang has represented individual clients before the Internal Revenue to resolve offshore compliance issues and has provided business clients with international tax planning and compliance services.
Ms. Wang earned her Juris Doctor and Master of Laws in Taxation from Loyola Law School. As a law student, Ms. Wang participated in several key externships that strengthened her tax knowledge and expertise. She served as an Extern with the Internal Revenue Service, where she represented the IRS in several Tax Court cases and filed answers and dispositive motions, held meetings with taxpayers, and appeared in Tax Court. Ms. Wang also served as an Extern with the California State Board of Equalization, where she assisted individual taxpayers with state income tax disputes against the Franchise Tax Board and gathered and identified evidence, researched issues, drafted legal briefs, advised taxpayers, prepared appeals briefs, discussed the merits of each case with opposing counsel, and represented the taxpayers in negotiations with the FTB.
Prior to law school, Ms. Wang acquired her CPA license while in her role as a Senior Auditor at one of the four largest accounting firms in the world. She also worked in an associated group for the Happiest Place on Earth.
Ms. Wang earned dual undergraduate degrees in Business Administration and Economics from University of California, Berkeley and speaks two dialects of Chinese. She studied Spanish throughout high school and part of college and aspires to brush up on her Spanish language skills.
Ms. Wang co-authored an article published in the Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure (CCH), Volume 18, Issue 1. She was a co-presenter at a speaking engagement for real estate professionals and delivered a PowerPoint presentation discussing the intricate rules involving the disposition of a U.S. real property interest by foreign persons. She is a volunteer with the Public Law Center and is dedicated to helping the low-income of Orange County by providing pro bono representation.
LL.M. in Taxation, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
B.S. in Business Administration, University of California, Berkeley
B.A. in Economics, University of California, Berkeley
U.S. Tax Court
Taxation Section, State Bar of California
Tax Law Section, Orange County Bar Association
Trusts and Estates Section, Orange County Bar Association
Public Law Center