Sierra R. M. Williams

Biography

With a concentration on taxation, corporate, and nonprofit matters, Sierra serves her clients in a multi-faceted and dynamic practice, providing strategic business counsel and tax advice to individuals and business organizations in a variety of industries. Specifically, Sierra routinely advises clients on federal, state, and local corporate, partnership, and individual tax planning, with guidance ranging from tax-free restructuring and reorganization to navigating federal economic development programs. Sierra also counsels nonprofit organizations on a wide variety of tax compliance issues.

Prior to joining Dinsmore, Sierra served as extern to Judge Mark V. Holmes of the United States Tax Court and the Small Business Association’s Office of Advocacy.

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center  (LL.M., with distinction, 2021)
    • Taxation
    • Dean's List
    • Graduate Tax Scholar
    • CALI Awards for Excellence: Special Topics in Exempt Organizations
  • West Virginia University College of Law  (J.D., 2020)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Order of Barristers
    • Pro Bono Distinction
    • CALI Awards for Excellence: Nonprofit Organizations, Securities
    • West Virginia Law Review, executive notes editor
    • Albert R. Mugel National Tax Moot Court, best advocate, first best advocate, champion team
  • West Virginia College of Business and Economics  (M.B.A., 2020)
  • George Mason University  (B.S., 2017)
    • Neuroscience

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Affiliations/Memberships

  • Metallurgical Coal Producers Association, Tax Committee
  • American Bar Association, Section of Taxation
  • Federal Bar Association Section of Taxation
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association