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Jackie Cook

Schiff Hardin LLP

Jackie has over eight years of experience representing taxpayers in state tax controversy matters and property tax appeals before the Michigan Supreme Court, the Michigan Court of Appeals, the Michigan Court of Claims, and the Michigan Tax Tribunal. Through litigation and tax planning, she closely studies and analyzes complicated tax issues related to sales and use tax, Michigan’s Corporate Income Tax, the repealed Michigan Business Tax, and the repealed Michigan Single Business Tax for businesses and individuals. Prior to joining Schiff Hardin in its Ann Arbor office in February 2013, she was an associate in the Detroit office of an international law firm for over seven years.

Jackie was named a Michigan Super Lawyer Rising Star in tax in 2013 and 2009.  She is an active member of the American Bar Association Taxation Section, Michigan Women’s Tax Association, and the State Bar of Michigan’s Taxation Section, and currently serves as editor of the SBM Tax Section’s publication, “Michigan Tax Lawyer.” Jackie has published articles on various state and local tax issues in the Michigan Bar Journal and Michigan Tax Lawyer and presented on state and local tax topics at events hosted by the Tax Executives Institute, the Council on State Taxation, Michigan Association of CPAs, State Bar of Michigan Tax Section, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, and the Michigan Women’s Tax Association. She graduated with a B.S., in psychology and mathematics from Hillsdale College, and graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.  Jackie is an active volunteer for the March of Dimes Foundation.