Counsel, Alston & Bird LLP
Carolyn Smith is Counsel with Alston & Bird LLP. Carolyn brings to her practice a unique blend of policy and legal expertise. She has 20 years of experience with the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation, where she was the Associate Deputy Chief of Staff. While with the Joint Committee she counseled members and staff on the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees and worked closely with various regulatory agencies, including the Department of Treasury and the Department of Labor. She uses her substantive background and in-depth experience in regulatory and legislative policy and process to provide her clients with strategic planning, advocacy, and compliance advice on complex tax, health, and employee benefits issues.