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    Milan Ball advises individuals and business entities on a broad range of federal, state and international tax planning and tax controversy matters. A native of Illinois, she received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Hampton University, graduating summa cum laude. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law.

    At Harvard, she served as an Articles Editor of the Harvard Blackletter Law Journal. While at New York University, Milan received an Advance Professional Certificate in Law and Business in addition to her LL.M. degree. Prior to joining Wood LLP, Milan worked in Washington D.C. at a financial management and information technology consulting firm.

    While there, Milan oversaw and helped implement a reorganization plan that took into account corporate and tax consequences at this firm. In addition, Milan performed overviews of the financial operations. This additional exposure to tax law led her to pursue her advanced tax degree at New York University.

    Milan also spent summers working at the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Consumer Litigation and the U.S. District Court Northern District of California for the Honorable James Ware.

    Member, State Bar of California, 2015

    Member, State Bar of New York, 2011

    Member, Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2012

    Member, State Bar of New Hampshire, 2012
    New York University School of Law, LLM, in Taxation, 2014

    Advanced Professional Certificates in Law and Business

    Harvard Law School, J.D., 2010

    Articles Editor, Harvard Blackletter Law Journal

    General Editor, Harvard International Law Journal

    Hampton University, B.A., Political Science, Minor Business Management, summa cum laude, 2007

    Graev: Adequate Disclosure or Tax Shelter?, with Robert W. Wood, Vol. 154, No. 6, Tax Notes (February 6, 2017), p. 763.

    Tax Return Disclosures: What Is ‘Adequate’ and Why It Matters, with Robert W. Wood, Vol. 154, No. 1, Tax Notes (January 2, 2017), p. 163.

    Reporting Cash, Gold, and Safe Deposit Boxes, with Robert W. Wood, Vol. 152, No. 4, Tax Notes, (July 25, 2016), p. 593.

    Large IRS Refunds Via Joint Committee on Taxation, with Robert W. Wood, Vol. 151, No. 9, Tax Notes (May 30, 2016), p. 1271.

    PLI on MLPs, Vol. 23, No. 12, The M&A Tax Report (July 2015), p. 7.