Of Counsel

Shannon-Paresa, Attorney at Law

Mrs. Paresa practices in the areas of federal and California tax exemption and California state and local taxation. Before joining Rodriguez, Horii, Choi & Cafferata LLP, Mrs. Paresa worked as an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP for four years where she worked on federal taxation matters with respect to various business transactions including the representation of tax-exempt organizations, C corporations, partnerships and real estate investment trusts.

With respect to her representation of tax-exempt organizations, Mrs. Paresa's experience includes:

• Advising clients on the formation and qualification of domestic and foreign tax-exempt organizations

• The creation of joint ventures between tax-exempt organizations and other entities

• Advising clients on the legal issues related to charitable transfers, including foreign grant-making requirements

• Day-to-day counseling on issues arising from the operations of nonprofit corporations in the state of California