Overview

Victoria focuses her transactional practice on tax and employee benefits, as well as on advising nonprofit organizations. Her experience includes working with nonprofit organizations on structure and formation approaches as well as with regard to applying for federal tax exempt status. Victoria supports the firm’s clients in the highly regulated cannabis industry by providing guidance around evolving tax implications.

In relation to employee benefits, Victoria regularly assists clients with the implementation, administration, amendment, compliance, correction and termination of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), severance plans, health and welfare plans and cafeteria plans. She has experience assisting employers with benefit plan correction programs offered by the Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service.

While in law school, Victoria volunteered her services with Capital University’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program to assist with tax preparation. She also volunteered with Legal Aid Society of Columbus to assist low-income taxpayers involved in tax controversies with the IRS. Victoria served as an articles editor on the executive board for the Capital University Law Review and as president of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association.

Education

  • Capital University Law School  (J.D., summa cum laude, 2019)
  • Seattle University  (B.A., cum laude, 2011)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Asian Pacific Bar Association of Central Ohio (APABA-CO)
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • National Lawyers Guild (NLG)

Honors & Awards

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award® in Real Estate Taxation, International Taxation, and Business Planning Practicum

Community

  • Legal Aid Society of Columbus, Volunteer, 2018-present
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, Volunteer, 2017-present