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Jessica J. Ledingham



LL.M. (Taxation) - Georgetown University Law Center 2017:

Leonard Terr Memorial Scholarship for 2016; Research Fellow for Council on State Taxation

J.D. - University of Nebraska School of Law with distinction 2016:

Certificate in Taxation; Certificate in Civil Litigation; Philip G. Johnson-Great Plains Federal Tax Institute Memorial Scholarship; Marvin & Virginia Schmid Honor Law Scholarship; CALI Excellence Award in: Individual Income Tax, Mediation, Business Associations, & Entrepreneurship Clinic

B.A. - University of Colorado Denver with University Honors 2013

Bar Admissions


New York

Washington, DC

Court Admissions

United States District Court for the District of Nebraska

United States Tax Court


Clerk, Honorable Judge L. Buch of the United States Tax Court (2017-2018)


Jessica Ledingham focuses her practice on federal income taxation with an emphasis on domestic and international tax controversy. Prior to joining Chamberlain Hrdlicka, Ms. Ledingham was an associate at a firm in Washington, DC where she focused on representing taxpayers in controversies before IRS Appeals and at Exam.

Additionally, Ms. Ledingham was an associate at a Big 4 accounting firm, where she developed, implemented, and defended significant U.S. federal tax-reduction strategies. Before that, Ms. Ledingham had the honor to serve as a Law Clerk to Judge Ronald L. Buch on the U.S. Tax Court.

While attending the Georgetown University Law Center to earn her Taxation LL.M. degree, Ms. Ledingham was awarded the Leonard Terr Memorial Scholarship. During her time at University of Nebraska College of Law, she was a volunteer for the Legal Aid of Nebraska, Access to Justice Department and awarded the Philip J. Johnson-Great Plains Federal Tax Institute Memorial Scholarship.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association, Section of Taxation
  • Member, Federal Bar Association





George A. Hani, Jessica Ledingham, New Rules Give Taxpayers Greater Insight When IRS Makes Third-Party Contacts, Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure (June 12, 2020)

Jessica J. Ledingham, Transition Tax and Statistical Sampling, 163 Tax Notes 831 (May 6, 2019)