Joan C. Arnold is a partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office, where she is the chair of the Tax Practice Group, and focuses her practice on federal and international income tax. Ms. Arnold has more than 30 years of significant experience in domestic and cross border M&A, and corporate international tax counseling, including substantial tax experience in the private equity arena.
Before entering private practice, Ms. Arnold was vice president, associate general tax counsel for Citicorp, a full-time faculty member at Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, and a consultant in international tax to KPMG Peat Marwick in its national office.
Ms. Arnold is the President of the American College of Tax Counsel and is Vice Chair of the Tax Section of the American Bar association. She is also on the Executive Committee and is a Vice President of the USA branch of the International Fiscal Association, and is on the Advisory Committee for the George Washington/IRS International Tax Institute. She is the author of the IFA-USA report “Is there a Permanent Establishment.”