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Kathleen L. Ferrell


Senior counsel after 21 years as a partner in our Tax practice.


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
  • Co-Founder, Virginia Tax Review
B.A., University of South Carolina


Law Clerk, Hon. Andrew A. Caffrey, U.S. District Court, Massachusetts, 1981-1982

Professional history

  • Senior Counsel, 2018-present
  • Partner, 1997-2018
  • Davis Polk since 1990
  • Attorney-Adviser, Office of Tax Legislative Counsel; Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Tax Policy, Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy, 1987-1990

Qualifications and admissions

  • State of New York
  • U.S. Tax Court
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