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Celia Roady

Partner
Morgan Lewis
Celia Roady is a partner in the Tax Practice of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, Washington, D.C. office. She focuses her practice on tax and governance issues affecting tax-exempt organizations, including charities, foundations, colleges and universities, museums, and other nonprofit organizations. Ms. Roady was appointed by the Internal Revenue Service to be a member of its Advisory Committee on Tax-Exempt and Government Entities for 2010–2012. She has also been named by Legal Times as one of Washington, D.C.’s “leading lawyers” in the tax field and is listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2005–2010) and The Best Lawyers in America (2007–2010).

Ms. Roady chairs the annual conference on “Representing and Managing Tax-Exempt Organizations,” sponsored by the Georgetown University Law Center. She also is a frequent speaker for the American Bar Association (ABA), American Law Institute, and other nonprofit conferences and symposia. In 2004–2005, Ms. Roady served on the Governance Work Group of the Panel on the Nonprofit Sector, which was convened by Independent Sector to provide comments to the Senate Finance Committee.

Ms. Roady is a fellow with the American College of Tax Counsel and has served as vice chair of communications for the ABA Section on Taxation. She is a former ABA Tax Section council member and former chair of the Exempt Organizations Committee, as well as a former chair of the Exempt Organizations Committee of the D.C. Bar Tax Section.

Following graduation from Duke University in 1973, Ms. Roady received her law degree in 1976 from Duke University and her LL.M. from Georgetown University in 1979.

Education:
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center
J.D., Duke University School of Law
A.M., Duke University

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