Celia Roady

Celia Roady is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Tax Practice. Ms. Roady focuses her practice on tax and governance issues affecting tax-exempt organizations, including charities, foundations, colleges and universities, museums, and other nonprofit organizations. She was appointed by the Internal Revenue Service to be a member of its Advisory Committee on Tax-Exempt and Government Entities for 2010–2013. She has also been named by Legal Times as one of Washington, D.C.'s 'leading lawyers' in the tax field and is listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2005–2014) and The Best Lawyers in America (2007–2015).

Ms. Roady has published extensively in various journals on exempt organizations. She chairs the annual conference on 'Representing and Managing Tax-Exempt Organizations,' sponsored by the Georgetown University Law Center. She also is a frequent speaker for the American Bar Association (ABA), American Law Institute, and other nonprofit conferences and symposia. In 2004–2005, Ms. Roady served on the Governance Work Group of the Panel on the Nonprofit Sector, which was convened by Independent Sector to provide comments to the Senate Finance Committee.

Active in professional organizations, Ms. Roady is a fellow with the American College of Tax Counsel. She has served a two-year term as vice chair of communications for the ABA Section on Taxation and is a former ABA Tax Section council member and former chair of the Exempt Organizations Committee. Ms. Roady has also served as chair of the Exempt Organizations Committee of the District of Columbia Bar Association Tax Section, chair of the D.C. Bar’s Council on Sections, and member of the Steering Committee of the D.C. Bar Tax Section.

Ms. Roady is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.

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Areas of Practice 1) Tax, 2) Tax-Exempt Organizations, 3) Tax Controversy & Litigation, 4) Anti-Money Laundering, 5) Business & Finance, 6) Life Sciences, 7) Healthcare, 8) Washington Strategic Government Relations and Counseling and 9) Life Sciences and Healthcare
Law School Pepperdine University School of Law, 1992,
Education Duke University, 1973, A.B.
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of District of Columbia
Most recent firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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