Sarah H. Beard

Sarah H. Beard

Sarah Beard litigates cases involving state and local tax issues at all levels, and offers transaction planning, regulatory and legislative experience to assist clients in reaching their financial goals.

Sarah has more than 25 years of experience advising businesses on state and local tax issues. Her practice covers all state and local taxes but concentrates on assisting businesses with Maine income tax and sales and use tax issues. Her practice includes state and local tax controversy work at administrative levels and in court, as well as counseling and transactional planning. Sarah has significant experience assisting clients with multistate nexus issues and voluntary disclosure agreements.

Sarah clerked for Chief Justice Vincent McKusick of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court immediately after law school. Following her clerkship she joined Pierce Atwood where she has practiced ever since, in the state and local tax area.

J.D., New York University School of Law
B.A., Bowdoin College

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
Maine Corporate Income Tax (co-author)
Maine Pass-Through Entity Navigator (co-author)