Rachel Scott*

Rachel is an attorney and CPA who focuses her practice on federal and state tax issues in both planning and tax controversy issues.
Rachel Scott

Rachel assists clients with transactional structuring and diligence with respect to federal, state, and local tax in various industries, including manufacturers, airlines, telecommunications, corn and ethanol producers, health care providers, and individuals. As a Certified Public Accountant, Rachel uses both accounting and tax knowledge to create the best possible tax solutions.

Rachel works with clients on covered property tax, sales and use tax, transfer tax, and franchise and income tax. She has handled civil tax controversy matters and business transactions, including purchases, sales, mergers and restructurings. She works with partnerships, corporations, and individuals in tax audits, administrative appeals, and litigation.

Rachel represents renewable energy clients in transactions related to energy and renewable energy tax credits, including those involving section 45 production tax credits, section 48 investment tax credits, and other renewable energy incentives.

She also has experience with nonprofit tax work, specifically in the areas of nonprofit tax planning, federal exempt status applications, and instances where nonprofit work intersects with property tax exemptions.

*Not admitted in IL. Admitted in WI. Practicing under the supervision of IL Bar members.

Boards, Memberships & Certifications


  • Vital Voices for Mental Health, Inc., Board Member, 2022 – present


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Life Beyond the Law

Rachel enjoys exploring the outdoors, attending local sporting events, spending time with her cats Girl and Luffy, and staying mentally active with an assortment of reality TV shows (she once applied to be on Survivor). She loves spending time with friends and family and frequently visits La Crosse, Wisconsin, to visit college friends who stayed in the area – and to visit the Mississippi!