Emily Risher Brooks is an associate in the Tax Practice Group in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s Dallas office. Her practice focuses on federal income taxation issues related to corporations, partnerships, real estate investment trusts (REITs), and nonprofit entities.
In addition, Mrs. Brooks has experience with a broad range of tax matters, including mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions, restructurings, and financing transactions. Mrs. Brooks also has experience with advising clients on state and local taxation (SALT) issues, as well as representing clients in Internal Revenue Service (IRS) appeals and federal income tax litigation.
Mrs. Brooks earned her Juris Doctor from The University of Virginia School of Law in 2021, where she served as a member of the Virginia Tax Review. Mrs. Brooks graduated summa cum laude from The University of Alabama in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Prior to finishing her undergraduate degree, Mrs. Brooks worked for a large financial planning company, where she gained experience in individual wealth planning services and investment strategies.
Mrs. Brooks is admitted to practice law in the State of Texas.
Article – Taxing the Rich: A Discussion of Qualified Small Business Stock and the Future of Code Sec. 1202, Taxes – The Tax Magazine (June 2022)
University of Virginia - 2021 Juris Doctor
University of Alabama - 2018 Bachelor of Science