Capes Sokol is pleased to announce that Laura E. Krebs Al-Shathir, shareholder, has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). The ABF limits membership to just one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by their peers and selected by the ABF board.
The ABF Fellows is a global honorary society that recognizes attorneys, judges, law faculty and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. ABF Fellows hail from nearly 40 countries and hold a wide variety of influential roles.
Laura serves as tax and corporate counsel to businesses in a variety of industries. Her clients range from multi-national corporations to small businesses and include limited liability companies, S corporations, and non-profits. Laura provides business planning advice in a wide variety of corporate transactions, focusing on the associated federal income tax issues. She also represents clients in income tax and in sales and uses tax controversies throughout the United States. Laura is currently serving as a vice-chair of the S Corporations Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation.