Ross Poulsen represents major corporations on a wide range of federal income tax matters involving mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and restructurings, including cross-border transactions. He focuses his practice on corporate taxation and the consolidated return regulations.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Ross was an assistant to the branch chief in the IRS Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate), where he drafted rulings and other guidance regarding corporate divisive and acquisitive reorganizations, liquidations, incorporations, the consolidated return regulations, and related matters.
Ross is an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches a course in corporate taxation in the LL.M. program. He previously was an adjunct professor at George Mason University School of Law, where he also taught a course on corporate taxation. In addition he has participated as a panelist in ABA and DC Bar programs addressing corporate taxation and the consolidated return regulations. He is a member of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia (Tax Section).
Ross also maintains an active pro bono practice through which he assists clients in family court and immigration proceedings.
- Georgetown University (LL.M. in Taxation with distinction 2006); American University (J.D. cum laude 2002; M.A. in International Politics 2002); Utah State University (B.A. magna cum laude with university and departmental honors 1998)
- District of Columbia and California
- Served with the Internal Revenue Service, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate) in the following positions: assistant to the branch chief (2007-2008) and attorney-advisor (2002-2008)