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Leila E. Vaughan

Of Counsel | Tax | Fund Formation


Leila Vaughan concentrates her practice on the federal, state and local tax aspects of partnerships, private investment funds, real estate investment trusts, domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, corporate tax restructuring, financing, and real estate transactions.

Leila has a passion for advising tax-exempt organizations on formation, exemption, expansions, unrelated business income tax and ongoing compliance issues.  Through her extensive experience she helps to manage proper governance on behalf of her clients.

Over the years on a pro bono basis, Leila has assisted many non-profits in obtaining tax exemptions.

Prior to her time with Klehr, Leila worked at Ernst & Young's national office in the mergers & acquisitions group and also as a tax associate in a Philadelphia law firm.  She grew up on Philadelphia's Main Line.



University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D. (2006)

New York University, LL.M (2010)

Duke University, B.A. (2003)