Elizabeth C. Crouse

Partner

925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900
Seattle, WA 98104-1158

United States of America

Ms. Crouse provides business-focused solutions for U.S. federal, state, and international tax problems in a variety of transactions and investment structures. She has particular experience assisting multinational businesses and investor, developer, and operator clients in the renewable energy industry, including storage and secondary market acquisitions of renewables facilities by taxable and tax-exempt organizations. Blockchain and cryptocurrency industry clients are an ever-growing part of her practice as well.

In addition, Ms. Crouse is familiar with navigating the challenges and opportunities of the U.S. federal and state renewable energy tax incentive programs (including the investment tax credit, production tax credit, and 1603 cash grant), the federal Opportunity Zones incentive, post-TEFRA partnership audit rules, and compliance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and the Common Reporting Standard (CRS).

Ms. Crouse has been recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine.

Education

  • B.A., Hawaii Pacific University (2003)
  • M.A., University of Hawaii (2006)
  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School (2009)
    (cum laude, Richard Katcher Senior Tax Prize)
  • LL.M., New York University School of Law (2010)
    (Dean’s Award)

Admissions

Bar of Washington
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