Neill & Al-Shathir Selected as 2014 Up & Coming Lawyers
Two Capes Sokol attorneys have been named 2014 Up & Coming Lawyers by Missouri Lawyers Weekly. Sara G. Neill, Chair of the Firm’s Civil & Criminal Tax Controversy Practice, was selected as Up & Coming Law Firm Leader, which honors, “early-career professionals who hold important leadership positions at their firms.” While Laura E. Krebs Al-Shathir, an associate in the Firm, was selected as an Up & Coming Lawyer.
Up & Coming Awards
The annual Up & Coming awards celebrate outstanding legal professionals who are 40 or younger or who are within their first 10 years of practice. Honorees have demonstrated professional accomplishment, skill and leadership beyond their years as well as extraordinary commitment to their communities through volunteer service and leadership. In addition to the general category, Missouri Lawyers Weekly recognizes attorneys in four supplementary special categories, Law Firm Leader, Public Service, Pro Bono Project, and Mentor.
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Laura E. Krebs Al-Shathir
Laura serves as tax and corporate counsel to businesses in a variety of industries. She provides business planning advice for corporate transactions, focusing on associated federal income tax issues, resolving complex tax controversy matters, foreign income and assets tax compliance issues.
Sara G. Neill
Sara represents clients in criminal tax investigations and prosecutions. In addition, she handles federal tax audits, administrative appeals and tax litigation. Sara has significant experience defending tax practitioners in audits, investigations, and matters involving the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility and State licensing boards.
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