Areas of Expertise
- Corporate Tax
- International Tax
- Taxation of Mergers and Acquisitions
- US Federal Income Tax
About Lauren Shores Pelikan
Professor Pelikan joins Mizzou Law with nearly 10 years of experience as a tax attorney specializing in transactional tax matters. Her tax practice included advising public and private companies with respect to structure and tax issues in mergers, acquisitions, tax-free reorganizations, divestitures, joint venture formations, and restructurings.
Pelikan most recently worked at Emerson in a global tax planning role. Prior to Emerson, she worked as an associate at Bryan Cave LLP and as a senior manager in EY’s International Tax and Transaction Services group.
Pelikan is a Mizzou alumna, earning her JD from Mizzou Law and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Emory University. She also is a licensed certified public accountant (CPA).