Chelsea Rubin focuses her practice on tax-exempt organizations. She advises organizations on formation and application for tax-exempt status as well as questions involving information reporting, maintaining exemption, unrelated business income tax, excise taxes, and governance. Chelsea is admitted in Virginia only, and her practice is supervised by DC Bar members.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Chelsea was an attorney in the IRS Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Employee Benefits, Exempt Organizations, and Employment Taxes), where she drafted guidance on tax law issues affecting tax-exempt and governmental entities. She is a principal author of Notice 2019-09, Interim Guidance Under Section 4960, and proposed regulations under section 506.
While in law school, Chelsea was a student attorney in the Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic and a teaching fellow in the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project.
American University, Washington College of Law, 2015, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
Arizona State University, 2011, B.A., summa cum laude