Ashley Swan is a member of the firm’s Tax Department. Her tax focus is on state and federal tax controversy matters. Ms. Swan represents taxpayers IRS appeals, audits, and refund claims. Ms. Swan represents individuals and small to mid-sized businesses in tax controversy including issues such as employment taxes, trust fund recovery penalties, innocent spouse claims, and offers in compromise. Additionally, she assists taxpayers with their procedural options for resolving their tax issues.
Prior to Taylor English, Ms. Swan was a member of the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic. She provided representation for low-income clients in controversies with the IRS. Service in the clinic included drafting Offers in Compromise, Appeals Memoranda, installment agreements, and various other collection matters.
As a law clerk for an Atlanta-based, general practice law firm, Ms. Swan gained experience in drafting various complaints, motions and summary briefs for business litigation cases. She researched legal and factual issues pertaining to intellectual property and business litigation cases and assisted in preparing documents for depositions and various pre-trial hearing matters.
Ms. Swan was a legal intern to the Honorable Judge John J. Goger with the Fulton County Superior Court where she conducted legal research on topics pertaining to civil and criminal cases, drafted bench memoranda and prepared orders for review by Staff Attorney.
She conducted initial client intake interviews for individuals with intellectual property related issues as a summer legal intern with Georgia Lawyers for the Arts in Atlanta, Georgia.
Outside of the office, Ms. Swan enjoys hiking adventures, cooking and attending sporting events.
Georgia Lawyers for the Arts
- By: Ashley Swan and Brian GardnerFebruary 19, 2019
Georgia State University College of Law, JD, 2017
- Cali Award Recipient Fall 2016, Tax Clinic II
- The Ginny and Kelly Smith Tax Clinic Outstanding Service Award Recipient
- Philip C. Cook Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, Graduate Research Assistant
Kennesaw State University, BS Political Science, magna cum laude, 2012