Attorney

Tiffany Wu, Attorney

 

Tiffany focuses her practice on domestic and international corporate and tax matters, helping clients navigate complex legal codes and comply with local, state and federal tax laws. She has worked with many companies in the startup phase to establish their businesses as well as companies looking to grow domestically and internationally.

Prior to joining Harris Bricken, Tiffany worked as an attorney in both the public and private sectors. She was counsel for the Internal Revenue Service where she advised agents during tax audits and appeals and tried cases in Tax Court on behalf of the U.S. government. Tiffany also worked as an associate at a BigLaw firm in Silicon Valley, assisting clients with corporate formations, contract negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, state and federal tax planning, and trusts and estates. She enjoys helping clients in diverse industries solve the issues particular to their industry.

Tiffany graduated from Harvard Law School, where she served on the board of the Prison Legal Assistance Project. Throughout her career, she has continued to serve her local communities through pro bono legal services. Tiffany cofounded and helps run a marijuana advocacy group, Asian Americans for Cannabis Education (AACE), and is a mentor at Gateway, a California Cannabis business incubator.

Having grown up in Texas, Tiffany is a fan of football and barbecue but now spends her days in San Francisco hiking, training for marathons and exploring the parks with her dog, James Bond.

More About Tiffany

Speaking Engagements

“Entity and investment structuring, equity alternatives and banking solutions under new regulations” presentation, “Cannabis as a Business in California,” Law Seminars International, Sacramento, CA, February 3, 2017.

“Cannabusiness: How to Get a Top Pot Job”, High Times Nor-Cal Medical Cannabis Cup, June 21, 2015.

Media Appearances

This Lawyer Fights For Fair Treatment Of Cannabis Consumers,” Civilized, February 12, 2016.

Think Before You Post: We Asked A Lawyer About The Perils Of Cannabis And Social Media,” Civilized, February 4, 2016.

Is pot the new California cuisine? San Francisco Chronicle, August 9, 2015.

8 Dope Women to Watch, Dope Magazine, July 2015 Issue.

Cannabis Business Conference Draws Marijuana Entrepreneurs To San Francisco From Around The World, CBS Local, SF Bay Area, February 16, 2015.

Memberships

American Bar Association

National Cannabis Bar Association

Women Grow – Bay Area Chapter

Gateway – Mentor to cannabis startups

Education

  • Harvard Law School (J.D., 2011)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (B.B.A., high honors, 2008)

Languages

  • Chinese (Fluent)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • United States Tax Court
  • California