- New York
Alysse McLoughlin is a partner in the Tax Practice Group. She focuses her practice on state and local tax planning and controversies, with an emphasis on issues facing financial services companies, insurance companies, and utilities.
Alysse provides broad-ranging state and local tax counsel to clients across the country. With years of experience in private practice, as in-house tax counsel at leading financial institutions, and as an attorney in the Chief Counsel Division of the Internal Revenue Service, she understands the goals and priorities of businesses and tax authorities. Alysse draws on this knowledge to help clients make effective tax-planning decisions and resolve tax disputes.
Alysse advises on multistate tax matters, with an emphasis on New York and New Jersey issues. She has represented airlines, media and entertainment companies, banks and financial institutions, and other taxpayers before the New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal and the New York Appellate Division with respect to corporate income tax, insurance tax, bank tax, and sales tax issues. She has represented pharmaceutical companies, utilities, and other clients in New Jersey courts.
Alysse served as head of state tax for Barclays Capital, where she oversaw all state tax matters, including income, sales and use, franchise, excise, and other tax issues. Among other responsibilities, she established the company’s tax-return filing positions and reserves, participated in the development of financial statements and reports, consulted on the structuring of commodity transactions, and responded to audits conducted by state tax authorities. Prior to joining Barclays and after leaving the IRS, Alysse was state tax counsel for Lehman Brothers.
A recognized authority on state and local tax law, Alysse has been ranked in Chambers USA since 2017, among other honors. Committed to legal scholarship and education, she has served in leadership positions for a number of legal and industry organizations, including co-chairing the New York University Professional Studies Summer Institute on Taxation (State and Local Tax Programs) and serving on the planning/advisory committees for the Georgetown University Law Center Advanced State and Local Tax Institute, the National Multistate Tax Symposium, the Hartman State and Local Tax Forum, and the New York University School of Professional Studies Annual Institute on State and Local Taxation.
Alysse also publishes articles and speaks frequently on emerging tax issues such as the impact of state initiatives on the digital economy, new developments in nexus issues, navigating state tax audits, and the impact of COVID-19 on state taxes.