She has more than 10 years of experience and focuses on income tax matters, specifically federal and state tax planning for real estate partnerships and federal tax planning for troubled companies.
Ms. DeYoung has spent the past five years advising Lehman Brothers and other debtors on real estate transactions related to the wind down and liquidation of the estates. In this role she has identified, analyzed and managed complex federal and state tax issues including restructuring to achieve more efficient tax results, tax sharing arrangements, NOL preservation, tax reporting and basis calculation for REO properties, restructuring analysis for COD reporting, and federal and state tax filings.
She has also advised on tax reporting for major transactions and has played a significant role in the simplification and elimination of 3,000 legal entities. She regularly works with boards of directors, senior finance executives, property asset managers, and IRS and state tax authorities.
Ms. DeYoung has served companies in real estate, financial institutions, banking, insurance, personal services, aerospace and manufacturing.
Previously, she was with the federal tax practice of Arthur Andersen and Grant Thornton.
Ms. DeYoung earned a bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, in accounting from Appalachian State University, a master's degree in taxation from the University of South Florida, and a juris doctor from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.
She is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.