CHICAGO, IL—Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce the addition of Nikki E. Dobay to the firm’s Tax Practice Group as State and Local Tax (SALT) partner. Ms. Dobay will join the firm’s Sacramento office in the next few weeks.
Ms. Dobay is joining from the Council On State Taxation (COST), where she had been senior tax counsel. Ms. Dobay joins former COST lawyers Jeff Friedman and Todd Lard, both of whom represented COST’s members on state tax matters before joining Eversheds Sutherland. She has extensive Oregon tax experience, including with the state’s newly imposed Commercial Activity Tax. Ms. Dobay also has represented clients on state tax policy matters across the US. Her legislative and regulatory experience will add to the firm’s considerable state tax policy practice.