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Chamberlain Hrdlicka Adds State and Local Tax Attorney to Philadelphia Office

July 31, 2023

Thu Lam joins Philadelphia Office

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is pleased to announce that the Philadelphia office has added seasoned state and local tax attorney Thu Lam to the State and Local Tax Controversy & Planning group. She joins the 20-attorney practice counseling clients in all aspects of state and local tax compliance and litigation. This practice represents a broad range of clients, from individuals to public and private multinational corporations in all facets of SALT controversies and covers the full spectrum of taxes imposed by state and local tax authorities.

“Thu brings significant experience in state and local tax matters to the team, and we are excited about adding her capabilities to serve our clients,” said Jennifer Karpchuk, shareholder and SA.L.T. practice co-chair. “By expanding our SALT footprint, we continue to remain competitive in this field. We look forward to working with Thu to develop solutions for clients throughout the Pennsylvania and New Jersey markets.”

Thu  represents and advises clients on state and local tax matters involving corporate income, franchise, gross receipts and sales and use taxes. She has significant experience with state tax audits, administrative tax appeals and handling settlement and voluntary disclosure agreements. Thu also assists clients with state tax planning, including state income and franchise tax nexus review, sales sourcing and apportionment studies and reviewing state income tax impacts of mergers and acquisitions. She is the current Secretary of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Tax Section’s State and Local Tax Committee, as well as an appointed member of its Tax Council.  Thu is also a member of the American Bar Association Tax Section and State and Local Tax Committee.

Thu  earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas, her law degree from CUNY School of Law and her Masters of Law in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.