Hannah Hawkins is a tax attorney, with a specialization in tax issues and incentives associated with the energy industry. Hannah received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin and attended law school at the University of Pittsburgh, and she moved to DC in 2007 shortly after receiving her JD. Hannah spent the first 7 years of her career as an attorney in a Big 4 accounting firm focusing first on the taxation of financial products and then later on energy. In this role she helped various industry participants, including regulated and unregulated power companies, project developers, and investors navigate the tax incentives available to the energy sector. In 2014 Hannah joined the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy as an attorney focused on energy and excise tax matters, as well as various other tax incentives, including advising and developing guidance on tax issues associated with all energy sources, energy efficiency investments, water conservation, alternative fuels, taxable fuels, utilities, heavy trucks and tires, transportation by air, as well as new markets and historic rehabilitation tax credits.
Hannah and her husband and their three small children live in Adams Morgan.