Areas of Practice
Education
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2013, Human Rights Journal
  • University of Maryland, B.S. and B.A., summa cum laude, 2008
Bar & Court Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Lauren Azebu

Associate
1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20036
TEL: +1 202 429 3913
FAX: +1 202 429 3902

Lauren Azebu focuses on taxation issues for both domestic and foreign clients.  Her experience includes planning and structuring corporate transactions, FATCA compliance, and the Swiss-US Non-Prosecution Agreement program.  Ms. Azebu also is actively involved in Steptoe's pro bono program, and has assisted several clients in settling tax issues with the IRS and state tax agencies.

Prior to joining Steptoe, Ms. Azebu worked as a tax accountant at one of the Big Four accounting firms.  In this role, she gained considerable skills working with audit teams to calculate quarterly tax provisions for corporate entities, and handling tax return preparation for business and individual clients.

While at Harvard Law School, Ms. Azebu participated in the Predatory Lending Prevention/Consumer Protection Clinic and was a member of the Harvard Human Rights Journal.  She was also the finance co-chair of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association and a Dean’s Scholar in Contracts.