Elizabeth Prehn

Liz Prehn
Elizabeth E. Prehn
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Liz Prehn

Education

  • San Francisco Law School, J.D.

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Federal Court of Claims
  • U.S. District Court – Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals – Ninth Circuit
  • California Supreme Court

Practice Areas

  • Tax Law
  • International Tax Law
  • Criminal Tax Law
  • Tax Disputes and Tax Controversy
  • Collection Representation
  • Business Tax and Reorganization
  • Marketing/Business Development
  • Outside Counsel Case Coordination
  • Estate Administration

Overview

Elizabeth Prehn is a practicing attorney at Moskowitz LLP. With two decades of experience at the firm, Elizabeth has helped hundreds of clients facing tax controversies, investigations, and criminal tax charges. At Moskowitz LLP, she has played a key role in the successful expansion of the firm’s services to clients. Elizabeth is routinely involved with multi-firm matters and coordination.

Experience

Elizabeth has played an active role in resolving tax matters for firm clients for 20 years. She has experience in handling tax controversy (audits, tax disputes, tax collection), criminal tax matters, (including unfiled tax returns and tax perjury), offshore matters, and witness representation. She also assists with entity revivors and compliance matters, partnership dissolution, business torts, breach of contract, bankruptcy, and malpractice litigation.

Elizabeth has contributed to the firm’s work representing both plaintiffs and defendants in front of administrative agencies, in court, and through mediation and arbitration.

Elizabeth has been active on several tax-related committees and bar associations. She has served as co-coordinator for the San Francisco Tax Club, and she volunteers for the Justice and Diversity Center’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic of San Francisco.

Insights

Elizabeth Prehn has written articles on tax law for industry and legal publications. She also co-authors and manages the firm’s tax law blog, which receives more than a hundred thousand visits per year. Recent work includes:

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Firm webinars:

  • Moskowitz LLC Webinars — Producer, content developer

Awards & Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of California – Tax Section
  • Member, American Bar Association – Tax Section
  • Member, ABA Criminal Tax Penalties Committee
  • Member, Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Member, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice