US Deputy Tax Leader & Washington National Tax Services Leader
Pam Olson is the US Deputy Tax Leader and Washington National Tax Services (WNTS) Practice Leader of PwC. In this role, she leads a team of former senior government officials, policy advisers and prominent law-firm partners.
Prior to joining PwC, Ms. Olson was Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy at the US Department of the Treasury and head of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom’s Washington Tax Practice. She has significant experience representing clients in a broad range of matters — including IRS controversies; private-letter ruling requests, proposed regulations, and other administrative guidance; and in Congressional investigations. She regularly advises clients on tax and Social Security reform, legislative matters and the structuring of transactions. Ms. Olson received her B.A., M.B.A., and J.D. from the University of Minnesota.