Cohen & Grigsby Announces Addition of Christine Bowers to Business and Tax Group

Experienced Attorney Joins Cohen & Grigsby Team as Senior Counsel

PITTSBURGH, PA – August 24, 2011 – Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA and an office in Bonita Springs, FL, is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine Bowers as senior counsel in the firm’s Business and Tax Group. In this role, Bowers will advise clients across the entire business development life cycle on various domestic and international tax issues. She will assist clients in structuring business transactions, tax planning for partnerships, limited liability companies, S corporations, tax-exempt organizations and in handling tax disputes.

“Christine is a valuable addition to the firm,” said Jack Elliott, president and chief executive officer of Cohen & Grigsby. “Her accomplishments, both academically and professionally, will serve her well as she advises and represents clients.”

Prior to joining Cohen & Grigsby, Bowers worked as an associate at Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney, PC in the areas of tax and employee benefits. Previously, Bowers worked as a manager of international tax services in the Pittsburgh office of Deloitte Tax LLP, where she planned and implemented internal restructurings for multinational corporations, and as a tax associate at a large law firm based in Richmond, Virginia. Bowers also served as an attorney-advisor to the Hon. L. Paige Marvel of the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C.

Bowers earned her LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law and her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She also received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Boston University.

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