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Miriam Korngold focuses her practice on federal, state, and local taxation. She represents clients in federal and state tax controversies (audits, refunds, administrative appeals, and litigation), and she assists with federal and state tax planning. Her practice also includes advising nonprofit organizations on how to secure and maintain tax exemptions.

Miriam co-authors the Washington State taxes chapter of the Washington Lawyers Practice Manual and serves as Chair of the State and Local Tax Committee on the Washington State Bar Association’s Taxation Section. Her prior experience includes working as a state and local tax associate in KPMG’s Seattle office and serving as a judicial extern to the Honorable Carol Schapira (now retired) of King County Superior Court.

Professional Activities

  • Volunteer Attorney, ACLU of Washington and Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (2017 to present)
  • Chair, State & Local Tax Committee (2016-present) and CLE Committee (2015-16), Washington State Bar Association Taxation Section
  • Member, State & Local Taxes Committee, American Bar Association Section of Taxation
  • Member, Association of Washington Business Tax & Fiscal Policy Council
  • Member, King County Bar Association

Blog Posts

News & Insights

Speaking Engagements

Past Appearances



  • Washington, 2012
  • Tulalip Tribes, 2015


University of Washington School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 2013

University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 2012

University of Washington, B.A., Philosophy Honors, cum laude, 2009

  • Phi Beta Kappa
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