Megan Jones > Withers LLP > Los Angeles, United States > Lawyer Profile

Withers LLP
1925 Century Park East
Suite 400
CA 90067
United States

Work Department

Personal Tax




Megan focuses her practice on advising companies, investors, family offices and individuals on sophisticated domestic and international tax planning. Megan guides clients on tax and corporate planning arising from the acquisition, disposition and restructuring of businesses, corporations and partnerships both domestically and internationally. Megan frequently advises foreign individuals moving to the U.S. on pre-immigration, income, gift and estate tax planning opportunities, along with helping those leaving California or the United States.

Megan also focuses her practice in the technology arena, including crypto assets and block chain technology. Megan’s expertise includes advising startup companies and their founders, from the foundational stages to a recognition event. Megan understands how to plan in the context of intangible assets or innovative technology. Her grasp of complex financial statements adds a level of sophistication to her practice.

Previous experience includes working for a globally focused investment bank, doing mergers and acquisitions and public offering work. Megan is an adjunct professor at USC Gould School of Law and Loyola Law School. She frequently speaks and writes on tax-and other topics, and has written three books. An active member in the legal community, she serves in leadership roles including on the planning committee of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners’ (STEP) Los Angeles Branch. Megan is on the prestigious USC Tax Institute planning committee. She is also Chair of the tax executive committee at the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and also is a member of both CalCPA’s estate planning state and Los Angeles planning committees.

An education advocate, Megan is on the board of directors of the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation and advises schools on a pro bono and regularly retained basis.


USC Tax Institute Planning Committee

Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) Taxation Section, Chair

STEP Los Angeles Planning Committee

State Bar of California

Beverly Hills Estate Planning Council

CalCPAs State Estate Planning Executive Committee

CalCPAs Los Angeles Estate Planning Executive Committee

California real estate broker license

Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, Board member


Loyola Law School, LL.M – Tax

Loyola Law School, J.D

Pepperdine University, B.S – Finance