SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 27, 2012) – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP announces today that Tax Practice Group Partner Carley A. Roberts was selected as a top attorney in the Northern California region by Super Lawyers.
The designation is the result of an annual survey conducted by the Super Lawyers publication, which focuses on professional achievement and peer recognition. The selected attorneys will be featured in the December “Power Issue" of San Francisco magazine.
Ms. Roberts joined Sutherland’s growing state and local tax (SALT) team in the Sacramento office on February 9. She is a leading California tax litigator and has developed a significant practice handling cases involving many of California’s most critical SALT issues, including some of the most important corporate income and sales/use tax cases in litigation and on appeal. She represents a wide range of clients, including technology service providers, retailers, banks, manufacturers, health care providers and biotechnology businesses.
Ms. Roberts is the immediate past chair of the Taxation Section of the California State Bar, has a prominent role in organizing the premier California state tax meeting – the California Tax Policy Conference, and is an Adjunct Professor at UC Davis School of Law teaching its State and Local Tax course.
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