Betsy Smith has a diverse tax practice, working in both transactional tax and controversy matters, with an emphasis in the hedge fund industry and in New York state residency and domicile cases. In addition, she has significant experience representing taxpayers before the IRS in the voluntary disclosure programs, as well as assisting clients with the new streamlined procedures and "opt outs." Betsy frequently advises on mergers and acquisitions, and also advises onshore and offshore investment managers regarding fund formation and strategic tax planning. She is responsive and engaged with her clients and truly understands their attitudes toward a matter, which allows her to determine the best strategy to employ in resolving their disputes.
Betsy is a member of the firm's Policy Committee.