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  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1998
  • Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government Executive Education Program, Driving Government Performance, 2006
  • Louisiana State University, M.A. in Public Administration, 1995
  • Louisiana State University, B.A. in Political Science, 1993
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Kimberly Robinson
Partner
Four United Plaza
8555 United Plaza Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
225.248.2064 tel
225.248.3064 fax

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Kimberly Lewis Robinson is a partner in the firm's Tax & Estates Practice Group. Her practice is primarily focused on state and local tax matters, including tax and business planning, tax incentives, appeals, audits, tax litigation and appeal, tax controversies, and state and local tax statutes. Ms. Robinson's practice also includes the areas of economic development financing and incentives and government relations. 

Ms. Robinson is also a contributor for Cooking with SALT, a legal blog committed to providing timely insights on recent legal and practical developments concerning clients in many state and local taxing jurisdictions on matters involving income, franchise, net worth, gross receipts, sales/use, business and occupational license, severance, ad valorem property, and other miscellaneous taxes.

Before joining Jones Walker, she served as special counsel for the Office of the Governor of the State of Louisiana, where she provided legal counsel to Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco. During her tenure with the governor, Ms. Robinson served as a liaison to the Departments of Revenue and Economic Development, and served as senior policy adviser on economic development, insurance, and revenue policy. Ms. Robinson also worked for six years in the Louisiana Department of Revenue, serving as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Legal Affairs and Confidential Assistant to the Secretary. From 1998–2000, she served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Justice Bernette J. Johnson, Louisiana Supreme Court.

Noteworthy

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 (Copyright 2014 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the area of Tax Law (listed annually since 2013)
  • Listed in the 2014 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers in the area of Tax
  • Selected for Baton Rouge Area Leadership, 2003 
  • Selected for Leadership Louisiana, 2003
  • Selected by Baton Rouge Business Report as one of Forty Under 40, 2006

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  • American Bar Association (Member, Section on Taxation)
  • Baton Rouge Area Chamber (Member, Board of Directors)
  • BREC Foundation (Member, Board of Directors)
  • Dean's Advisory Council, Louisiana State University College of Business
  • Inspire Charter Academy (Member, Board of Directors; President, 2013–2015)
  • Living Faith Christian Center (Member, Board of Directors)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association (Chair, Section on Taxation, 2014 to date; Vice Chair, Section on Taxation, 2013–2014)
  • Louisiana State University John P. Laborde Energy Law Center (Member, Inaugural Advisory Board)
  • New Orleans Start Up Fund (Member, Board of Directors)
  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University (Alumni Board of Trustees)