Julie Rhoades represents clients on a broad range of federal income tax matters. In the private equity space, she advises private equity fund sponsors on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions and investment fund formation and operation. She has also represented non-U.S. institutional investors regarding the U.S. tax consequences of their investments into private equity and real estate funds. In the renewable energy arena, she has represented sponsors and investors in connection with solar and wind projects that generate federal tax credits, including the investment tax credit and production tax credit. Julie has experience representing chapter 11 debtors on the tax aspects of restructuring matters. In addition to her transactional practice, she advises exempt entities on organizational and operational tax issues.
Before joining Dickinson Wright, Julie practiced in the Chicago offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Winston & Strawn LLP.
Northwestern UniversityB.A., 2009
- Summa cum laude
University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D., 2012
- Michigan Journal of Gender & Law, Publication Manager (Vol. 18)
- Cum laude
- Best Lawyers in America®
- "Ones to Watch," Nonprofit/Charities Law, Tax Law, 2021
- University of Michigan Law School Class of 2012 Five-Year Reunion Committee, Co-Chair
- Lookingglass Theatre Company (Chicago, IL), Associates Board Member, 2013-2017
- Author, "Recent Rulings Highlight Need to Consider Purposes Before Applying for Tax-Exempt Status," Dickinson Wright Tax Blog, March 2021
- Co-Author, “IRS Provides Relief for Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Travel Disruptions,” Dickinson Wright Client Alert, April 2020
- Author, “IRS Announces Extension of Certain Tax Filing and Payment Obligations”, Dickinson Wright News Alert, April 2020
- Author, “IRS Designates April 1, 2020 as the Beginning Date for Credits for Paid Sick Leave and Paid Family Leave”, Dickinson Wright Client Alert, March 2020
- Author, "Treasury Secretary Announces Extension of Time to Make Tax Payments," Dickinson Wright Tax Blog, March 2020