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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 federal and state 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
  • Washington Representative, American Property Tax Counsel
  • Member, Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Member, Association of Washington Business Tax & Fiscal Policy Council
  • Member, King County Bar Association



Blog Posts

News & Insights

Speaking Engagements

  • Breakfast Presentation / Webinar
    Seattle, WA, 5.25.17
  • Speaking Engagement
    Seattle, WA, 3.23.17
  • Post-Election Debrief and McCleary Update
    Seattle, WA, 12.13.16
  • "Expert Witness Strategies for Success," Fall Real Estate Conference, Seattle Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
    Speaking Engagement
    Seattle, WA, 10.18.16
  • "I-732: A Revenue-Neutral Carbon Tax for Washington State?," WSBA Taxation Section State & Local Tax Committee Meeting/CLE
    Seattle, WA, 9.22.16
  • 2016 Washington Tax Strategies Seminar
    Seattle, WA, 5.19.16
  • "Property Tax Appeals for Mobile Homes, Apartments, and Shopping Centers," Manufactured Housing Communities of Washington Owners' Meeting
    Speaking Engagement
    Seattle, WA, 1.27.16
  • "Tribal Tax Issues - A Rapidly Changing Landscape (served with a side of ethics)," WSBA Taxation Section Annual CLE
    Speaking Engagement
    Seattle, WA, 12.15.15
  • 2015 Washington Tax Strategies Seminar
    Seattle, WA, 6.3.15
  • 2014 Washington Tax Strategies Seminar
    Four Seasons Hotel, Seattle, WA, 5.22.14



  • 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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