Teresa Taylor

Partner at Akrivis Law Group, PLLC USA

Areas of practice

  • Corporate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Audit and Accounting
  • Banking
  • Company Formation
  • Other Consultancy


Teresa N. Taylor is a Partner at Akrivis Law Group, PLLC, in Washington, D.C. Teresa's federal practice focuses on managing and mitigating risks for clients in the areas of regulatory compliance and data privacy. Her practice includes civil litigation, white collar defense, international law, ethics counseling, and federal tax controversy.

I can help with

Civil and criminal litigation, including white collar defense before federal courts and government regulatory agencies. 

Education / Training

LL.M., International & Comparative Law, Georgetown University Law Center

J.D., cum laude, M.A., International Affairs & Politics, Washington College of Law, American University

M.A., Liberal Arts, St. John’s College

B.A., English, University of Maryland College Park


As Senior Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Teresa's work included matters involving appropriations; federal violations; legislative questions and regulatory compliance; inter-agency agreements; agency-wide settlement, liability and damage assessment issues; ethics; and fiscal law relating to Bureau and U.S. Department of Treasury operations, litigation, criminal investigations, contracts and technology, financial institutions and products, employee matters, and international questions. Prior to service at the Internal Revenue Service, Teresa was an Associate at Clifford Chance in Litigation, where she practiced white collar defense and regulatory compliance.  In private practice, Teresa represented several large, global banks and financial institutions during investigations of widespread violations of several U.S. Department of Treasury and U.S. Department of Commerce regulations, and other regulations concerning sanctions, trade, and customs law.

Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Teresa  is currently an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center.