Ashley Schieck represents individuals, closely held businesses and large corporations in federal tax controversies and litigation, including administrative cases before the IRS (audits, appeals and collections matters), civil litigation in United States Tax Court, U.S. District Courts and the Court of Federal Claims, and IRS criminal investigations. A lawyer, CPA and tenured professor, Ms. Schieck combines a deep technical skill set, years of experience, a sound practical approach and empathy for clients in difficult situations. Over the years, her insights and strategic approach have been instrumental in the successful outcomes achieved for clients in some of the most challenging and hard fought cases the firm has handled.
Prior to joining Brown, PC, Ms. Schieck worked as an associate attorney at a large law firm where she represented some of the nations wealthiest individuals and companies large and small in tax and litigation matters.
The Strongest Technical Skills
Federal tax controversy and litigation is a highly technical practice area, and the Brown PC team regularly handles the largest, most complex cases pursued by the IRS and U.S. Department of Justice. Ms. Schieck’s deep technical knowledge and skill provides a great advantage to her clients and she is regularly sought after by her peers for insight, advice and opinions in difficult cases.
In addition to her law practice, Ms. Schieck is an Associate Professor of Tax and Business Law, with tenure, at Tarleton State University and serves as Vice Chair of the State Bar of Texas Tax Controversy Committee. An avid researcher and writer, Ms. Schieck’s publications include the following:
- Schieck, A. (2017). Valuation of Big-Box Stores and the Dark Store Theory – A Changing of the Tide? Real Estate Taxation, 44(3), 128-133.
- Schieck, A. (2017). Big Data – A Framework for Taxpayer and IRS Protection. Tax Notes, 154(13), 1677-1688. https://www.taxnotes.com
- Schieck, A. (2014). “Structuring Real Estate Investments to Avoid the Net Investment Tax,” Ashley R. Schieck, Real Estate Taxation, Volume 41 / Issue 2. Real Estate Taxation, 41(2).
Client Rapport and a Practical Approach
In addition to being highly skilled and credentialed, Ms. Schieck has a heart for good people and companies facing difficult circumstances, and brings a kind listening ear to each case. She is always interested in hearing a client’s back story and how a company was built and evolved. She focuses intently on delivering swift, practical and economical solutions for clients.