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Caroline D. Ciraolo

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Caroline D. Ciraolo, former Acting Assistant Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Tax Division, is a partner and founder of Kostelanetz & Fink’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on federal and state tax controversies, including representation in sensitive audits, administrative appeals, and litigation, providing related tax advice, conducting internal investigations, and representing individuals and entities in criminal tax investigations and prosecutions. Caroline is Vice President of the American College of Tax Counsel, Chair of the Civil & Criminal Penalties Committee of the ABA Tax Section, former Chair of the Tax Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, recipient of the IRS Chief Counsel Award and the ABA Tax Section’s Janet Spragens Pro Bono Award, and served as an instructor with the IRS Military Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at Ft. George G. Meade. She is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center (Criminal Tax Law & Procedure, International Tax Controversies) and University of Baltimore School of Law Graduate Tax Program (Investigation, Prosecution, and Defense of Tax Crimes). Caroline was a part of the Kostelanetz & Fink team named Tax Team of the Year by Chambers USA in 2018.