Chelsea Hess, Esq.

Chelsea Hess Phote 028Professional Experience
Chelsea is an Associate at Laura Solomon, Esq. & Associates, where she advises nonprofit organizations on all aspects of their formation and tax exempt activities.

Chelsea joined the firm in 2017. Previously, Chelsea was an associate with McDermott Will & Emery LLP in New York, where she served clients regarding U.S. and international taxation. Her work included advising financial institutions, investment funds, and high net worth individuals on the U.S. federal income tax consequences of their foreign and domestic investments and their federal tax compliance obligations. She also advised nonprofit organizations on a variety of matters, including formation, federal tax exemption applications, unrelated business taxable income, and executive compensation. While at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Chelsea was actively involved in pro bono work, focusing her efforts on representing asylum seekers.

Education and Licenses
Chelsea received her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania. She holds a J.D. (2013) and an LL.M. in Taxation (2017) from the New York University School of Law. Chelsea is admitted to practice in New York.