Kathleen Pakenham

Co-Chair, Tax Practice Group at Cooley LLP

Kathleen Pakenham

Kathleen Pakenham

Co-Chair, Tax Practice Group at Cooley LLP

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Kathleen Pakenham is co-chair of Cooley's Tax practice group and serves on the firm's Management Committee. Kathleen is a seasoned litigator in matters involving complex questions of federal tax law and procedure. She has represented clients in sizable tax controversies relating to tax shelter issues, options trading transactions, summons enforcement actions, tax fraud, subpoena requests and real property tax disputes. She has extensive experience advising clients at the pre-litigation assessment phase. She also represents clients involved in all types of internal and governmental investigations, in addition to state and federal trial and appellate matters. Her clients have included Fortune 500 companies in diverse industries such as banking, energy, telecommunications, and oil and gas.

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Chairman at Cooley LLP

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Partner, San Francisco at Cooley LLP

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Chief Executive Officer at Cooley LLP

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Co-Chair, Patent Counseling & Prosecution Practice Group at Cooley LLP

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Chair, Litigation Department at Cooley LLP

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Business Wire
August 20, 2019
Leading Tax Lawyer Joins Cooley
Business Wire
April 17, 2019
Cooley Begins New Era at Hudson Yards
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April 2, 2019
Cooley Grows Global Tax Practice
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Kathleen Pakenham
Co-Chair, Tax Practice Group at Cooley LLP
Education

Brooklyn Law School (BLS) is a law school founded in 1901. It is located in Brooklyn Heights, New York City, in the United States, and has approximately 1,400 students.Brooklyn Law School’s faculty includes 64 full-time professors, 6 emeriti faculty, and a number of adjunct faculty, many of whom are preeminent legal scholars.

Career History
Co-Chair, Tax Practice Group
2010 - Current

Cooley LLP is a provider of strategic litigation and business transaction services and is a representative of private and public companies, financial institutions, venture capital firms and nonprofit organizations. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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White & Case is an international law firm that helps companies, governments and financial institutions achieve their global ambitions. Their clients face complex challenges, and their lawyers innovative approaches consistently deliver results for their clients.

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General Atlantic LLC, Quadrangle Group LLC purchase Dice, Inc.

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Kathleen Pakenham is affiliated with Cooley LLP, White & Case LLP

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