Miriam Sheehan has a broad-based federal income tax practice that focuses on partnership taxation and taxation of exempt organizations. Her practice has particular emphasis on the use of federal and state tax credits to promote development and financing of projects with significant community benefit. She provides tax advice to syndicators, developers, equity investors, community development entities, governmental authorities and lenders in transactions that use the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, the Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit, and the New Markets Tax Credit. Miriam also provides real estate tax planning advice to tax exempt organizations and investment funds.
Miriam was a Partner in the tax group at DLA Piper LLP (US) from 2003 to 2009. Prior to that, she was a Partner and Chair of the tax department at the Boston law firm of Hill & Barlow (1980-2002).
- University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (J.D. Order of the Coif 1980)
- Stanford University (A.B. 1977)
- Massachusetts (1981)
- California (1982)
- First Circuit Court of Appeals (1982)
- Federal Tax Court (1984)
Community Service and Professional Activities -
- New England Women in Real Estate
- The Boston Tax Forum
- Pro bono tax advice to numerous non-profit organizations