Carolyn W. Schott practices in the areas of business and tax planning, business litigation, nonprofits and tax exempt organizations, and federal tax and estate planning. Ms. Schott's experience includes representation of companies in state corporate income tax disputes; sales and use tax disputes; local property tax litigation for commercial and industrial property owners; and advice to energy, communications and transportation companies in property tax planning and litigation. Ms. Schott advances tax strategies for corporations and limited liability companies involved in mergers and acquisitions, particularly including health care companies and real estate development ventures. She represents nonprofit entities in business planning and tax exemption qualification at both federal and state levels. Ms. Schott also handles individual tax and estate planning, and probate litigation matters.