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Jennifer C. Waryjas

Jennifer C. Waryjas


Jennifer is an associate in the firm's State Tax Group in the Chicago office. Her practice focuses on state and local tax litigation, with a specialty in abandoned and unclaimed property audit defense, serving predominantly Fortune 500 companies. Jennifer was previously employed at sophisticated tax consulting firms. She is a frequent speaker on unclaimed property matters.

Jennifer has substantial experience in unclaimed property, conducting preemptive exposure quantifications and representing clients under audit. She has worked extensively with clients involved in audits with contract fee auditors and brings her understanding of their practices and methodology. Her representations include a client with more than 100 independently run subsidiaries, clients utilizing shared service centers for all subsidiaries and divisions, as well as negotiating a "No-Change" zero assessment audit with the State of Delaware.

Employment History

  • 2012 - Reed Smith LLP
  • 2009 - Ryan, LLC
  • 2009 - True Partners Consulting, LLC
  • 2007 - UHY Advisors

Professional Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association, State and Local Tax Committee
  • Chicago Tax Club
  • Taxpayers Federation of Illinois
  • Illinois Chamber of Commerce – Tax Institute
  • Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization
  • Junior League of Chicago