Elizabeth C. Crouse


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

United States of America

Ms. Crouse provides business-focused advice and solutions for U.S. federal, state, and international tax considerations pertinent to mergers and acquisitions, corporate divestitures, internal reorganizations, cross-border transactions, private equity and venture capital fund creation and investments, and organization, operation, and sale of start-up companies. She has particular experience in assisting clients in all facets of the energy industry and multinational businesses.

She is also experienced with U.S. federal and state renewable energy tax incentive programs (including the investment tax credit, production tax credit, and 1603 cash grant), post-TEFRA partnership audit rules, federal employment tax controversy and planning, compliance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), federal tax matters pertinent to the expatriation of U.S. citizens, and foreign income reporting requirements (FBAR and the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Programs).

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


  • 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)


Bar of Washington
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