Lauren LaRavia

Lauren LaRavia Counsel

 (318) 445-6471
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Lauren LaRavia focuses her practice on taxation (federal and state), bankruptcy, corporate/business law, and estate planning/successions. Lauren received her LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, in 2005, graduating first in her class. After finishing her LL.M., Lauren worked over one decade as an attorney at the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, where she routinely performed litigation and advisory functions relating to complex federal tax matters.

  • Richard B. Stephens Award, LL.M. in Taxation (UF)
  • Book Award in Partnership Tax, LL.M in Taxation (UF)
  • Order of the Coif (Tulane Law)
  • Tulane Tax Institute Award
  • Tulane Law Review
    • Managing Editor (2003 - 2004)
    • Junior Member (2002 - 2003)
  • CALI Excellence/Best Paper Awards: Corporate Tax, International Tax, Tax Exempt Organizations, Trust & Estates, and Criminal Law (Tulane Law)
  • Edwin J. Mahoney Award in Criminal Law (Tulane Law)
  • Legal Research and Writing Senior Fellow, 2003 - 2004 (Tulane Law)
Past Experience
  • IRS, Office of Chief Counsel (Large Business & International), Dallas/Farmer’s Branch, Texas
  • IRS, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate), Washington, D.C.
  • Haynes and Boone, L.L.P., Dallas/Richardson, Texas


  • Levin College of Law, University of Florida, LL.M. in Taxation, summa cum laude, 2005
  • Tulane Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2004
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe, B.A., summa cum laude, 2001

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Florida
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • United States District Court
    • Southern District of Florida
    • Southern District of Texas
  • United States Tax Court