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Sean Scally

Title: Senior Associate General Counsel and Tax Attorney

Mr. Scally came to the Office of General Counsel in January, 1998, after spending six years as Assistant Attorney General, tax division, for the State of Tennessee. Mr. Scally served as Attorney-Advisor to the U.S. Tax Court in Washington, D.C. from 1989 to 1992 and clerked for the Honorable William A. Goffe, senior judge for the Court.

He holds a M.A. from Johns Hopkins University in literature and classical studies, a LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center in Tax, and a J.D. from Washburn University School of Law. He completed his undergraduate work at Middle Tennessee State University. In addition to his duties at Vanderbilt, Mr. Scally is a member of the executive committee for the Nashville Area Research Network for the Chamber of Commerce, and a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) tax preparer for the Internal Revenue Service. He is also a Judge Advocate General (JAG) officer in the U.S. Army Reserves.

Since coming to Vanderbilt, Mr. Scally's practice has concentrated in tax and corporate affairs, business transactions, employee benefits and health care law.