Rebecca Holmes

Rebecca Holmes practices law for the Office of Chief Counsel, representing the Internal Revenue Service in tax disputes. Her areas of focus include Innocent Spouse, Civil Fraud, and Passthrough Entities. She enjoys working with taxpayers and their counsel to resolve tax disputes according to the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.

Previously, Holmes designed and led disaster response programs (following Hurricane Ida in 2021 and COVID PPP/EIDL programs established by the CARES Act in 2020) at the Loyola Law Clinic, advocated for persons with disabilities at the Advocacy Center, and served low-income clients at Legal Services. Holmes is a 2016 graduate of Loyola Law School in New Orleans where she was a leader in Tax Law Society and a dedicated VITA volunteer. She also served in leadership on the LAMBDA Law alliance board, fostering inclusivity and representation for LGBTQIA+ persons.

Prior to law school, Holmes’ career was in the retirement services industry where she held a Series 6 FINRA license; and she routinely wrote for the internal technical guide in the wake of new SEC regulations following the global financial crisis. Holmes graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree in Politics & Economics.

Holmes currently runs a monthly greater-New-Orleans-based networking event to support women in the legal profession and regularly contributes to the local performing arts community.