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 Legislative Practice. She has significant experience representing clients in a broad range of matters — including IRS audits, appeals and litigation; Congressional investigations; private-letter ruling requests and other administrative guidance; and in the submission of comments on proposed regulations. 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.