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February 10, 2023

Treasury official Lily Batchelder to address ABA Midyear Tax Meeting in San Diego

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2023 – Lily Batchelder, assistant secretary for tax policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, will be the keynote speaker at the American Bar Association 2023 Midyear Tax Meeting to be held Feb. 9-11 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, California.

Batchelder will speak at the section luncheon and plenary session at 12-1:30 p.m. PST Saturday, Feb. 11. Before joining Treasury, Batchelder was a professor of law and public policy at NYU School of Law and an affiliated professor at the NYU Wagner School of Public Service. From 2010-2015, she was deputy director of the White House National Economic Council and deputy assistant to the president, and majority chief tax counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance. Her research and teaching have focused on personal income taxes, business tax reform, wealth transfer taxes, retirement savings policy and social insurance.

2023 Midyear Tax Meeting
Sponsored by the ABA Section of Taxation

Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 9-11

Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Blvd.
San Diego, California

More than 100 programs will cover myriad topics ranging from employee benefits and tax controversy to corporate tax and cryptocurrency. Highlights include:

  • “Transfer Pricing — It’s Kind of a Big Deal”
  • “Employee Benefits Litigation”
  • “What’s New, IRS? Whoa-oa-oa-ah!”
  • “Understanding the New Corporate Alternative Minimum Tax”
  • “Combating Tax Misinformation from Social Media”
  • “Gender, Race, Age, and Income/Wealth Inequities in Our Tax Systems”
  • “How Are Countries Using the Blockchain to Prevent Tax Fraud?”
  • “Hot Topics for Closely Held Businesses”
  • “Let’s Get Digital — Tax Accounting Issues for Digital Assets & Cryptocurrency”
  • “Ethical Issues in Federal Tax Practice — The Government Perspective”
  • “Hashing Out the Tax Treatment of Cannabis Businesses”

The complete conference agenda is here. For media registration, please contact Barbranda Walls at [email protected].

The ABA is the largest voluntary association of lawyers in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.