Rolfes previously served as counsel at the Department of
Treasury where she was the principal legal adviser on
international tax policy. During her tenure, she also
represented US interests regarding the OECD’s BEPS
initiative, negotiated more than 100 intergovernmental
agreements to implement the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance
Act, oversaw the development of more than 100 items of
published guidance, including regulations to address tax
inversions, and published in 2016 the first comprehensive
update to the US model income tax treaty in a decade.
Before working at the Treasury, Rolfes was a partner in the
tax division of Ivins, Phillips & Barker. In this role, she
advised multinationals in international tax planning,
controversy, compliance and tax accounting matters.