Elizabeth A. Copeland - Strasburger & Price, LLP

Elizabeth A. Copeland

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Elizabeth A. Copeland is Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and focuses her practice on civil tax controversies. She has over 20 years’ experience resolving complex tax issues, including the handling of:

  • offshore voluntary disclosure matters (OVDP streamlined disclosures, etc.),
  • employment tax disputes,
  • tax collection matters,
  • innocent spouse representations,
  • IRS Appeals, and
  • Tax Court litigation.

Elizabeth is a former Attorney Advisor to the United States Tax Court and, since leaving the Court, has secured several victories for taxpayers. In a January 2013 nationwide edition of Tax Notes®, she was named as one of the Top 10 Tax Attorneys of the Year, along with Mitt Romney and Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr., of the U.S. Supreme Court. In May 2015, President Barack Obama nominated Elizabeth for a position as a Judge in the United States Tax Court.

Elizabeth is responsible for establishing the United States Tax Court Pro Bono Program, the first statewide program of its kind in the nation. Her program is now used as a model for other State Bars to provide pro bono assistance to low income taxpayers.

Elizabeth is the Immediate Past Chair of the State Bar of Texas Section of Taxation, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Additional Information

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • University of Texas at AustinJ.D. 1992

    Office Location

    2301 Broadway Street
    San Antonio, TX 78215
    United States

    Lawyer of the Year Awards

    2017 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the San Antonio Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the San Antonio Metro Area
    Elizabeth A. Copeland has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Elizabeth A. Copeland has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

    Practice Areas

    Litigation and Controversy - Tax
    Tax Law (Controversy, Federal, Income Tax, Litigation, Subchapter S Corporations, Tax Abatement, Tax Disputes, Tax Planning)

    Other Information

    Gender: Female