Julie Rhoades


Julie Rhoades advises clients on a broad range of federal income tax matters, and her practice spans both transactional and controversy matters. Julie structures and negotiates mergers and acquisitions transactions, advises non-U.S. investors and companies on the U.S. tax consequences of cross-border transactions, and counsels exempt entities on organizational and operational issues. Julie’s controversy practice has involved issues including the defense of captive insurance transactions and the deductibility of losses.

Before joining Dickinson Wright, Julie practiced in the Chicago offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Winston & Strawn LLP.

Education & Credentials


Northwestern University

B.A., 2009
  • Summa cum laude

University of Michigan Law School

J.D., 2012
  • Michigan Journal of Gender & Law, Publication Manager (Vol. 18)
  • Cum laude

Bar Admission

  • Illinois
  • Michigan


  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • "Ones to Watch," Nonprofit/Charities Law, Tax Law, 2021-2022

Community Involvement

  • University of Michigan Law School Class of 2012 Five-Year Reunion Committee, Co-Chair
  • Lookingglass Theatre Company (Chicago, IL), Associates Board Member, 2013-2017


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