Senior Tax Counsel to Senate Finance Committee Joins Ernst & Young LLP Tax Practice

Washington, 15 July 2014

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Ernst & Young LLP announced today that Ann Burgess Cammack, former senior tax counsel on the US Senate Finance Committee and tax advisor to Chairman Baucus, has joined the Washington, DC office as a principal in the National Tax Department.

Cammack worked for Senate Finance Committee Chairman Senator Baucus since 2011, advising on issues such as insurance, financial products, retirement and pension issues, tax administration, IRS oversight, and tax practice and procedure. She worked on matters regarding the budget and deficit reduction, and participated in drafting tax legislative initiatives, including tax reform efforts, the 2012 Fiscal Cliff legislation and the 2011 Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction.

“Ann’s extensive government and private sector experience will help our clients understand many of the recent and ongoing policy changes and directives,” said Eric Solomon, co-director of Ernst & Young LLP’s National Tax Department as well as co-director of the EY Americas Tax Center. “Her focus on tax and compliance issues related to the insurance industry will be invaluable to many EY clients.”

Cammack held executive positions at Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and the American Council of Life Insurers. In addition, she worked on insurance tax issues at the US Treasury Department in the Office of Tax Policy, and before that she worked as an attorney in the Office of the Chief Counsel at the IRS.  She also held positions at PwC and Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan in Washington.

Cammack received her AB from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and earned her JD from Washington and Lee University School of Law. She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and an associate member of the Virginia State Bar.

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