Sarah specialises in tax and focuses on Israeli and international taxation, tax planning, taxation of M&A transactions, and employee compensation.
In Israel, Sarah has advised on financial transactions and other deals, including investments in Israeli companies and the structuring of Israeli investments abroad. Sarah has also assisted on the drafting of Israeli sub-plans to US equity compensation plans and the various relevant regulatory processes for obtaining approval and rulings in Israel.
Prior to joining Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM), Sarah was an attorney advisor at the Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service. In that capacity, she drafted various forms of published guidance, including Regulations, Private Letter Rulings, and Chief Counsel Advice, interpreting US federal tax law. Sarah also managed large bankruptcy cases, focusing on the intersection between US tax and bankruptcy law, drafted Congressional correspondence, and litigated cases before the United States Tax Court.
During her legal studies, Sarah served as a research assistant to tax Professor Mitchell Engler. She also interned at a commercial law firm in New York, providing support to the tax, corporate and litigation practice groups, and volunteered to assist new immigrants, refugees and victims of human trafficking in New York and Israel.
Sarah has a BA from New York University, a JD from Yeshiva University, and has completed numerous LLM courses from the New York University Masters in Taxation Program.
Sarah is a member of the New York Bar and the United States Tax Court, and is currently completing the equivalency exams for the Israel Bar. She speaks English, Hebrew and Spanish.